Lot 1179* ♣ - A190 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 26. September 2019, 10.00 AM

LARGE COMMODE "À LA GRECQUE",

Transition, Paris ca. 1765/70. Signed S. OEBEN (Simon Oeben, maître 1769).
Purpleheart, satinwood and amaranth, inlaid as geometric reserves and fillets and marquetry. Front with 5 drawers arranged in 3 rows, the lower drawer sans-traverse. Gilt bronze mounts. Shaped Griotte rouge marble top. 2 keys. In a very good, restored condition. 1 corner mount, slightly askew. Back wall, repaired.
165x64x89 cm.
This object contains material of endangered species and is subject to certain trade restrictions. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import it into another country.

含有象牙、犀牛角及/或其他瀕危或受保護物種物質的拍賣品,在本目錄中特別註有?符號。一些國家禁止或限制進口或出口含有象牙、犀牛角及/或源於其他瀕危或受保護物種的物品。因此,若您拍賣購得標有?的物品,並擬運往其他國家,您應在拍賣前了解及遵守所有相關海關的規則及法規。

Provenance:
Private collection, Paris.
Private collection Espirito Santo Collection Paris, 14 June 1955.

Lit.: P. Kjellberg, Le mobilier français du XVIIIe siècle, Paris 1989; p. 620ff. (biogr. information). A.Pradère, Les ébénistes français de Louis XIV à la Révolution, Paris, editions du ChÈne, 1989, p. 261 and pp. 265-268.
A further, very similar commode from the Espirito Santo Collection is depicted in: Pierre Verlet. Les ébénistes du XVIII2 siècle français. 1963. p. 152, Fig. 2.

CHF 80 000 / 120 000

€ 70 180 / 105 260