Alternate Text

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE A L'ANGLAISE ATTRIBUTED TO CLAUDE-CHARLES SAUNIER, CIRCA 1785

Alternate Text

Claude-Charles Saunier

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE A L'ANGLAISE ATTRIBUTED TO CLAUDE-CHARLES SAUNIER, CIRCA 1785


1785 circa
Paris France
brass gilt-bronze Mahogany White Marble
92 x 146 x 52.5 cm (36 ¹/₄ x 57 ¹/₂ x 20 ⁵/₈ inches)

Provenance

Private collection, Eaton Square, London
Christie’s London, 12 June 1997, n.70
Paris, Palais Galliera, 28 Nov 1972, n.50

Detail Description

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE A L'ANGLAISE
ATTRIBUTED TO CLAUDE-CHARLES SAUNIER, CIRCA 1785
The eared D-shaped grey-veined white marble top with pierced three-quarter gallery, above a panelled frieze with alternating long leaves and husks, the frieze drawer flanked by a pair of spring-loaded compartments, above an entrelac border and two drawers sans traversemounted with beaded panels and an apron with ribbon-tied tasselled swags, the sides each with two open marble shelves with pierced trefoil galleries, the rounded angles with lappetted capitals hung with ribbon-tied tasselled laurel swags above beaded flutes, on turned tapering legs with ormolu caps.

Download full details
Print Format

Additional images

Claude-Charles Saunier