Fine Antique French Louis XV Marble Top Serpentine Commode c. 1900-1910 - For Sale
Fine Antique French Louis XV Marble Top Serpentine Commode c. 1900-1910
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This for a French Louis XV Gilt Metal Mounted Marble Top Rosewood Commode, circa the first quarter of the 20th century. If features a serpentine form marble top with a molded rim to mirror the serpentine form of the commode. Two drawers over one large lower drawer boast incredible gilt metal rims and original pull hardware, the center with a cast metal face between the top two drawers and in the center of the lower drawer. The drawers are flanked by classical figural mounts on each corner, the metal work continuing down each leg into incredibly detailed paw feet. The apron is incredibly thick with a rococo form mounted metal design in the center. The way the veneers are crafted is literally artwork, the side designed to bring match booked veneer together for a visually stunning display is mirrored in the double stringer inlay framing it.
This is an absolute work of art with some of the most incredible metal work of the period. It is collector quality with originality preserved in every aspect of the chest, a level of detail that is above reproach and fine finished Rosewood veneers. It is a piece that will be cherished in your family for generations to come.
42 5/8" wide x 21 1/8" deep x 31 1/2" high.