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A George III Rosewood, Padouk and Gilt-Brass Mounted CommodeA George III Rosewood, Padouk and Gilt-Brass Mounted CommodeA George III Rosewood, Padouk and Gilt-Brass Mounted Commode

A George III rosewood, padouk and gilt-brass mounted commode, in the manner of Pierre Langlois. The quarter-veneered top above an arrangement of three drawers with two long drawers below, on splayed bracket feet. The corners, feet, and mounts in gilt bronze. The use of gilt bronze mounts, rosewood and parquetry in the veneering, all in the French manner, is typical of Langlois’s documented work.

Provenance: The Rishworth Family, Birthwaite Hall, Barnsley, Yorkshire

Literature: Jane Roberts, ed., George III & Queen Charlotte: Patronage, Collecting, and Court Taste, 2004, pp. 256-8, for a discussion of a similar piece in the Royal Collection, attributable to Langlois.

Circa 1770

ITEM ID
AF05029
DEPTH
25" (64 cm)
HEIGHT
33.5" (85 cm)
AGE
18th Century
ROOM
guest bedroom, landing, living room, master bedroom
STYLE
Georgian
WIDTH
49" (124 cm)
TYPE
Antique

Chappell & McCullar

Michael James Chappell
600 West Shaw, suite 160
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CA 93704
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    A George III Rosewood, Padouk and Gilt-Brass Mounted Commode

    $350,000