Commode chest of drawers

Commode chest of drawers
Circa 1790
A fine quality Louis XVI satinwood marble top commode chest of drawers. Its very rare to find a satinwood commode chest as most on the open market are mahogany and are not of this quality and condition. The whole is raised on small turned feet, the marble top & brass handles are later replacements . The three long graduated oak-lined drawers are satinwood, and banded in purple-heartwood this is also known by its correct name amaranth, around the drawers and sides the article is inlaid with pewter. Turned fluted pilasters

From a private collection in Kent

49.21 inches
32.68 inches
23.62 inches
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