January 26, 2019 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt Bronze Commode

French, circa 1870, attributed to François Linke after a design by Jean-François Leleu, unsigned, with a Brocatelle Violette Du Jura marble top above a frieze drawer with a pierced foliate cast panel, above two paneled long drawers, raised on turned, inlaid, gilt bronze tapered legs, tulipwood and amaranth primary with oak secondary, 35 x 58 x 25 in.

Note:

This commode is based on the celebrated 18th century model by Jean-François Leleu (1729-1807), now conserved at the Petit Trianon at Versailles. It was placed there in 1867 following an exhibition organised at the request of Empress Eugénie in memory of Queen Marie-Antoinette. The commode was further exhibited in Paris in the retrospective part of the Exposition de l'Union centrale des arts décoratifs in 1882.

Condition:

very good condition, scattered very minor veneer chips and repairs, light surface dirt and mildew, minor separation at bottom of frieze drawer

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,313
01/26/2019

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