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Object of desire

A delightful field maple, walnut and yew wood commode gives storage the gilt edge

11th October, 2015

Every home needs somewhere to store things, but storage is scarcely an appropriate word for this delightful parcel-gilt, field maple, walnut and yew wood commode.

Inspired by 17th century French models (mulberry wood has been used as a veneer to emulate the tortoiseshell grounds employed in Boulle marquetry), it is a splendid example of an 18th century cabinetmaker’s skill and imagination. The carved lion mask is a popular motif in mid-18th century Irish furniture, and...

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