Commode

French
late 19th or early 20th century


Object Place: France

Accession Number

65.2510

Medium or Technique

Wood, gilt bronze

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Veneered, oblong, slightly convex, two drawers, kingwood with ebony borders, richly decorated with bronze dore. Convex side panels decorated by male masks with sunbursts. Pedestal busts as shoulder appliqués. Sabots rise in leaf scroll and terminate on bronze dore. Decorated apron. Pierce appliqués rear angular form legs. Reddish brown marble top.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection