18th century German commode chest

//18th century German commode chest

18th century German commode chest

£5,500.00

South German commode (kommode) / chest of drawers, ca 1750.
Retains lovely old surfaces and rich colour.

W 133 cm
D 68 cm
H 85 cm

BHA 1087

Description

A mid 18th century South German commode (kommode) or chest of drawers, ca 1750.

This classic and good quality antique baroque commode is veneered in walnut, burr walnut and various fruitwoods, all applied within borders and with a bold double serpentine front.

It retains old wax surfaces and has a very good rich colour.
Raised on typical flattened bun feet.
Correct mounts, may well be original.
Apparently original key.
Pine carcass.

For similar chests/ kommode see:
Die Kunst des deutschen Möbels. Spätbarock und Rokoko, Kreisel, Heinrich, C.H. Beck, 1970, ills. 282, 376, 379 & 885.

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