George III Mahogany Inlaid Serpentine Commode

A late 18th century Hepplewhite period mahogany commode of outstanding colour and patination having serpentine shaped top crossbanded with goncalo alves and boxwood strung, radially veneered with figured mahogany and with central classical vase inlay within a satinwood oval, each corner of the top finely inlaid with engraved leaf ties, above four drawers similarly veneered and retaining the original gold lacquered oval ring handles, with classical vase centres, the top drawer fitted with a green baize lined brushing slide, flanked by canted corners with guilloche inlay and with a shaped apron and pointed splay feet.
Circa: 1790
Period: George III
Origin: English
Width: 43 inches
Depth: 23 1/4 inches
Height: 35 1/4 inches
Stock #: F855-12673


Additional Information:

Note: An identical model, with less extravagant veneers, is without a doubt from the same workshop once belonging to Admiral Horatio, Viscount Nelson (1758-1805).

Literature: Sotheby’s ‘Important English Furniture” – Page 174

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