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French Empire Flame Mahogany and Gilt Bronze Commode with Rouge Griotte

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A superbly crafted French Empire commode with Rouge Griotte marble top. The doors are mounted with gilt bronze butterfly’s carrying garlands away from the central lockplate in the form of a flaming torch. The locking mechanism for the doors are hidden by one of the gilt bronze Butterfly’s that slides to reveal the quadrafoil key plate. The flame Mahogany doors open to reveal a fitted cabinet with three open draws with figured Mahogany drawer fronts. The Butterfly motif is continued on the central cartouche on the drawer above the doors. The butterflies are pulling a Roman Chariot. This piece is truely a very playful and impressive cabinet makers master piece. A related Secretaire Abbatant is available.   

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1810
  • Dimensions
    H 38.5 in. x W 57.63 in. x D 25.5 in.H 97.79 cm x W 146.39 cm x D 64.77 cm
  • Seller Location
    Stamford, CT
  • Seller Reference Number
    Avery & Dash - ELS
  • Reference Number
    LU918611843443
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Located in Stamford, CT
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