French 19th century Transitional style ormolu-mounted marquetry commode
Era: 19th century.
Materials: wood, gilt bronze.
Dim: W 84 cm / H 85 cm / D 47 cm.
A Transition style chest of drawers in rosewood and rosewood marquetry decorated with floral interlacing, cubes and pilasters in trompe-l'oeil, opening to three drawers without rails, with ormolu and chased drawer handles in the form of laurel wreaths, and key escutcheons surmounted by ribbons. Two ormolu trimmings representing pilasters supporting garlands adorn the canted corners. It stands on four foliate sabot feet. Breche d'Alep marble top with double mouldings.