George III Sheraton period satinwood serpentine commode

Stock Code: 2180 - SOLD

Description: A superb George III Sheraton period serpentine commode veneered in the finest West Indian satinwood. The top of serpentine outline to the front and sides, cross-banded with tulipwood and strung with ebony and box. The front has an arrangement of three long, graduated, oak lined drawers, ebony and box strung, cross-banded with tulip wood and fitted with brass ring handles with urn and swag backplates. The top drawer with internal baize lined retractable slide. The commode has a serpentine shaped apron to both front and sides and stands on satinwood splayed feet. Of note is the particularly good colour and patina of this piece.

Condition: Excellent. Minor old restorations, waxing. Brassware replaced, top drawer formally fitted.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1790

Provenance: Private collection New York.

Dimensions: Height 34.50 inches (87.63cm) Width 44.00 inches (111.76cm) Depth 24.50 inches (62.23cm)

Price: £19,900