An Italian Yellow Lacquer Commode

Mid-18th Century
Reference #: EF1272

with French gilt bronze mounts

Height: 30 ½ inches (77 cm.)
Width: 25 3/8 inches (65.8 cm.)
Depth: 20 inches (51 cm.)

Of bombé form surmounted by rectangular inset Rance, red variegated marble, the commode comprises two drawers on either side, a drop front panel in the front opens to reveal the red painted interior, the sides bordered by festooned ormolu mounts and escutcheons, each fore corner bears pierded mounts with cabochon embellishments and terminates in rocaille sabots. The commode in yellow lacquer and decorated with gilt and black rococo scrolled motifs.

Condition: Yellow ground with restoration, gilt decoration added later.

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