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. 

Literature: Illustrated:
Yvonne Hackenbroch, English Furniture With Some Furniture of Other Countries in The Irwin Untermeyer Collection, 1958, illus plate. 287, p. 70.


  • Provenance

    The 9th Duke of Marlborough (1871-1934), Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire.
    Judge Irwin Untermeyer, New York.
    Private collection, London.


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