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George III period painted satinwood and gilt demilune commodeGeorge III period painted satinwood and gilt demilune commodeGeorge III period painted satinwood and gilt demilune commodeGeorge III period painted satinwood and gilt demilune commode

George III period satinwood and painted commode, to a design of Robert Adam. Of demilune outline, with painted ornament of classical scenes, urns, with painted anthemia to the frieze, and a lozenge of painted putti to the top. The legs with gilt carved bukrania to the tops, with trailing bellflowers, terminating in toupie feet below.

Circa 1780, but possibly with late 19th century enhancements

Literature:
Henry Hope Reed, ed., The Works in Architecture of Robert & James Adam, 1980, pl 48

Lucy Wood, Catalog of Commodes, 1984, catalog 23, pp. 203-9, for a very similar commode

George Hepplewhite, The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Guide, 1787, pl. 78

ITEM ID
AF17007
DEPTH
25.75" (65 cm)
HEIGHT
39.5" (100 cm)
CREATOR
Mayhew & Ince
AGE
18th Century
ROOM
dining room, entrance, living room
STYLE
Georgian
THEME
English Country
WIDTH
61" (155 cm)
TYPE
Antique

Chappell & McCullar

Michael James Chappell
600 West Shaw, suite 160
Fresno
CA 93704
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    George III period painted satinwood and gilt demilune commode

    $44,000