An elegant and fine pair of late 18th century Sheraton period satinwood and mahogany commodes, the D-shaped crossbanded and ormolu-banded tops inset with foliate half patera, above a frieze with fielded panels of mahogany, the central doors centred with mahogany ovals enclosing a single shelf with conforming panels to the sides, on square tapering legs.
Yvonne Hackenbroch, English Furniture With Some Furniture of Other Countries in The Irwin Untermeyer Collection, 1958, illus plate. 287, p. 70.
The 9th Duke of Marlborough (1871-1934), Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire.
Judge Irwin Untermeyer, New York.
Private collection, London.
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