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Lot 0168
Italian Walnut Commode

late 18th century, the banded and bowed top quarter-veneered and above a conforming case fitted with four long drawers, all banded, the sides banded en suite, raised on cabriole legs.
h. 38", w. 48", d. 22-1/2"


In overall good to very good condition. The piece exhibits shrinkage cracks, mars, dings and wear consistent with age and use. There are a number of past veneer repairs, most to the perimeter banding on the drawers, and some on the top. The case exhibits no side-to-side or fore/aft movement. There is some lifted and flaking finish to the molded edge on the top. The top drawer retains a lock that is loose. There is one other old lock on the remaining drawers, the others are missing their locks. No key. There is a veneer loss along the bottom horizontal banding on one drawer, about 1/2" x 1". There is a loss to the stringing on the side of the case, about 1/4" in diameter. There is a small vertical splinter loss on the bottom edge of the apron, about 1/8" x 1-3/4".

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Italian Walnut Commode

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000Dec 8, 2018