Fine Pair of 19th Century Gilt Bronze Tulipwood Marquetry Marble-Top Commodes


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Object Description

A fine pair of 19th century French gilt bronze mounted tulipwood and marquetry inlaid marble top breakfront commodes in the transitional style.

French, circa 1870

The breakfront Rouge Royale marble tops having a moulded edge above doors inlaid with neo-classical urns of summer flowers against banded and quarter-veneered panels flanking by conforming panels within bronze mounted canted corners. The central door having an ornate escutcheon plate opens along with the smaller side door to reveal a shelved interior.

Raised on square cut cabriole legs with mounts to the knee and feet.

Rare to find a pair and of excellent color, these commodes are offered in fine condition.


Width 27 1/4 inches – 94.5cm

Height 33 3/4 inches – 86cm

Depth 20 1/2 inches – 52cm.


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By appointment only.

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+44 (0)1438 869 819

Dealer Location

Benington, Hertfordshire, UK

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