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Lot 1126 - A202 Decorative Arts - Thursday, 22. September 2022, 10.00 AM

SIGNIFICANT ROCOCO COMMODE

Rococo, Berne, ca. 1745/50. By Mathäus Funk (1697–1783).
Purpleheart and rosewood inlaid in rectangular reserves in veneer. Curved body on a cut-out frame and curved legs, the front legs with bronze sabots. Front with two sans-traverse drawers. Drawers with brass fluting. Opulently gilt bronze mounts designed as rocailles, blossoms and leaves. The inside lined with multicolor, marbled pasted paper. Gray/pink Oberhasli marble. 1 key.
94 × 58 × 85.5 cm.

Few losses to the veneer. Signs of use. Bronze fittings probably later.

Provenance:
- Christie's, Successions du Baron Fould-Springer et Cécile de Rothschild, Paris, 11 March 2003, Lot No. 173.
- by inheritance in the present private collection, Switzerland, acquired at the above auction.

Cf. Hermann von Fischer, Fonck à Berne, Berne, 2001, pp. 97 & 102 (Type G3/G6, Ills. 156 & 170).


CHF 30 000 / 35 000 | (€ 30 000 / 35 000)

Sold for CHF 46 660 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.