A superb quality mid 18th century carved mahogany serpentine commode of three graduated drawers. The shaped top having a gadrooned edge above three drawers retaining their original shaped handles and escutcheons.  The commode sitting on an elaborately carved stand with cabriole legs terminating in scroll toes. 
 

Literature: A similar piece is illustrated in R.W. Symonds Furniture Making in 17th and 18th century England, 1955, p. 108, fig. 162.


  • Provenance

    Either John (1733-1828) or Anthony O'Dwyer (b. 1738) and by descent to;
    John O'Dwyer the younger and by descent to;
    Canon Philip O'Dwyer (b. 1822) and by descent to his daughter;
    Mary Bethune (née O'Dwyer)


Looking for something similar? YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

YOU HAVE RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS
  • CAN WE HELP YOU?
  • +44 (0)20 7493 2341
  • ADVICE@RONALDPHILLIPS.CO.UK