French Louis Philippe Period Commode in Flamed Mahogany

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Fine and very Parisian Louis Philippe period commode with a bookmatched flamed mahogany veneer on oak. Original handsome Sainte-Anne marble top with round edges. Featuring four fitted long drawers with brass keyholes for three of them. The one under the marble top so called "secret" drawer. Resting on four short feet, the two in front being rounded.
Louis Philippe style was purposely linear and restraint providing robustness and functionality. It never had gilded bronze decoration.
This particular commode comes from a family in nice who had it since mid-19th century.

Details

  • Period
    1840-1849
  • Materials and Techniques
    Veneer   Mahogany
    Marble
    Oak
  • Condition
    Good. There are some tiny chips in the Veneer at the bottom, their is some age to the French Polish and the usual crack on the side. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    35.5 in. H x 51 in. W x 23 in. D
    90 cm H x 130 cm W x 58 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Charleston, SC
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU92026519033
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2011

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Located in Charleston, SC

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