08-11-201208-11-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
August 11, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Butternut Bombe Commode

$77,025$65,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Butternut Bombe Commode, French Canada, late 18th century, the rectangular top with molded edge and ovolo corners on elaborately carved case of three graduated drawers, and carved rococo knees continuing to carved claw-and-ball feet, joined by a deep shaped carved skirt to similarly carved rear legs, possibly original cast rococo brasses, old refinish, (imperfections),ht. 30 1/4, wd. 31, dp. 21 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

secondary wood pine, patches to drawerfront thumbmolding, small cracks to case sides at back edge.