George III mahogany serpentine commode attributed to Henry Hill of Marlborough

Stock Code: 2068 - SOLD

Description: A superb George III figured mahogany serpentine commode attributed to Henry Hill of Marlborough. The top with serpentine front, shaped sides, and moulded edge. Below an arrangement of three graduated serpentine drawers fitted with original glit brass handles, bordered by shaped outstanding box strung front edge corners. A lower shaped apron joins the out-swept feet. A wonderful piece in fine original condition.

Further Information: Henry Hill of Marlborough was active from 1740 until his death in 1778 and was based in the town of Marlborough in Wilshire, which is conveniently situated between London and Bath, which was very fashionable at the time. Henry Hill established himself not only as a cabinetmaker, but also a coach-maker, an auctioneer, an estate agent and an insurance company representative. He had a large client list which included members of the aristocracy such as the Duke of Somerset at Maiden Bradley, the Earl of Radnor at Longford Castle and Lord Methuen at Corsham Court, Wiltshire.

Condition: Excellent. Possible minor old restorations, waxing.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1760

Provenance: Private collection London.

Maker: Attributed to Henry Hill of Marlborough

Dimensions: Height 38.00 inches (96.52cm) Width 48.00 inches (121.92cm) Depth 23.00 inches (58.42cm)

Price: £25,950