21st July 2018 10:00 GMT/BST

Summer Fine Art Sale

 
Lot 840
 

840

A Louis XV Style Tulipwood, Purpleheart and Gilt Metal Mounted Commode, in the manner of Pierre...

A Louis XV Style Tulipwood, Purpleheart and Gilt Metal Mounted Commode, in the manner of Pierre Roussel, late 19th century, with an attractive purple Breccia marble top above two serpentine shaped drawers inlaid with floral marquetry and conforming side panels, with gilt scrolled mounts throughout with scrolled sabots, 162cm by 60cm by 95cm See illustration

Provenance: By repute purchased at the Lowther Castle Sale

For a similar example see Payne (Christopher) European Furniture of the 19th Century, pg.76

Sold for £20,000
Estimated at £1,500 - £2,000


 

. Top broken in three places front to back with associated losses, particularly to front moulding. Some movement of carcass between front legs and apron. Otherwise in good overall condition with some typical minor wear and staining.

Auction: Summer Fine Art Sale, 21st July 2018

Summer Fine Art Sale

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