Period French Empire Commode with Gilded Bronze Hardware and Mounts

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This commode, circa 1810 was made in France of costly imported mahogany. The veneer selections contain the crotch flamed pattern running up the front across all four of the drawers. Each drawer has finely chased pulls with the drawers centered within the frame of a pair of classical bronze-mounted columns. The whole is set up on a plinth at the bottom resting on convex mahogany feet. The chest it topped by its original white marble top. The piece has a new French polish and the mounts are cleaned showing the chest in its best light.
Details
Of the Period
Empire
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1810
Period
Early 19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Gilt   Bronze
Veneer   Wood
Marble
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
36 in. H x 46.75 in. W x 24 in. D
91 cm H x 119 cm W x 61 cm D
Dealer Location
Hudson, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU81136648113
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