Pair of Custom Faux Tortoise Shell Cylinder Commodes

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Uncommon pair of custom faux tortoise shell commodes with recessed escutcheon and ring pull. Single door opens to reveal a light yellow lacquered single shelf compartment. Each commode has four casters which can be removed to allow the piece to rest flat on the ground. Would work well as either end tables or nightstands.
Details
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1970s
Period
1970-1979
Materials and Techniques
Brass
Wood
Lacquer
Condition
Good. Very good vintage condition with minor touch up professionally executed.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
24 in. H
61 cm H
Diameter
18
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU84197199853
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1stdibs seller since 2008
Located in Chicago, IL
Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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