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A French flame mahogany Empire commode c.1840


A French flame mahogany Empire four drawer commode with fossilised black marble top. On either side of the drawers are turned columns with circular gilded bronze capitals and base decoration.The commode has four drawers of which three have wonderful ormolu escutcheons (the metal plate surrounding a keyhole to protect the wood)and drawer pulls. No key but one could be made

EMPIRE France, 1804-15
A style of architecture and furniture popular during the rule of Napoleon I (1769-1821) based on Roman design elements. Its second phase was known as Directoire. Mahogany, ebony and ormolu mounts were common materials.

Dimensions: H895mm x W1300mm x D595mm

Available to view at:
European Antiques & Furnishings
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Grey Lynn
Phone: 09 360 9858
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Saturday 10am-2pm
Sunday and Monday : CLOSED

Price:  (NZ $8,250.00)
Code:  22EA181
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