Provincial Regence Fruitwood Commode, 18th century, the slightly bowed and banded top with decorative geometric patterns, above a conforming case fitted with three long drawers over a shaped apron, raised on stylized hoof feet, h. 33", w. 50-1/2", d. 26-1/2".
In good restored condition. The piece is solid and very stable. It exhibits mars, considerable shrinkage to the veneer, past repairs, most notably patches to the very thick veneer, and other indications of age and use. There is a veneer loss along the back edge of the top, about 1/2" by 3/4". The brasses are replaced. The drawer runners appear to be worn. There are dings, dents and losses to the perimeter drawer edges.