Kingwood, ormolu and marble
857 x 637 mm; 1295 mm (L)Order this image
Dudmaston, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Regency period commode veneered with parquetry panels of kingswood a quatre faces and cross-banded. Two short and two long drawers with serpentine front, fluted angle lines with brass fillets. Ormolu putti, shell and mask mounts. Symmetrical scroll ormolu mounts including bail handles; escutcheons and corner mounts. Red marble slab.
Muriel Cope Darby; Alfred Darby II; Rebecca Darby; presumably bought by Alexander Christy whilst trading in France.
Marks and inscriptions
?Chwing (stamped top right hand corner)