27 janvier 2010

An important commode, possibly by Giles Grendey. England, circa 1735.

An important commode, possibly by Giles Grendey. England, circa 1735. Of black lacquer. The serpentine fronted top with moulded edge with stylized foliate decoration centred by an oriental scene inside a decorative border flanked by oriental figures, the top above two conforming doors to the front with chinoiserie decoration within a diaper pattern border flanked by serpentine-fronted single doors each depicting an oriental figure within a diaper pattern border, the central doors opening to reveal an interior fitted... [Lire la suite]
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