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Louis XV Period Commode With Pagodas

Louis XV Period Commode With Pagodas

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"Louis XV Period Commode With Pagodas"
Louis XV period commode known as "sauteuse", curved on 3 sides it opens on the front with 3 drawers on 2 rows separated by a crosspiece The chest of drawers rests on four finely curved legs, the uprights are pinched, the sides widen backwards On a softwood frame with 4 oak legs, it is entirely veneered in contrasting curling of light and dark wood as well as rosewood cartridges to be joined in four leaves are in framing with boxwood fillet surrounded by violet wood (called 18th century violet wood) Beautiful ornamentation of gilded bronze of origin such as openwork falls, descent, hooves, keyhole, apron and especially very beautiful handles forming keyhole in rock style with decor pagoda, this type of decorative element is part of the "chinoiseries" very popular under the Regency and Louis XV, between 1720 and 1770, in particular an cabinetmaker used to use r this type of decor in his furniture bronzes, thus becoming his signature, he is called "the master of pagodas and will look like Noel Gerard, This chest of drawers is topped with its original marble, Royal red, molded with beak of corbin on its turn, to note the marble formerly broken and restored on the edge (visible on the photo) this order is sold in good state of conservation, no misses, some old restorations of use, the colors are beautiful , the original locks are present they work, French work of Louis XV period around 1750 Width 1m13 depth 57 cm height 81 cm

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