Commode Italian Venetian Baroque Burr Walnut Rosewood Box Geometric Inlay Serpentine Front, Italian



The serpentine front on this magnificent commode is sophisticated and gives it gravitas. The undulating form is a masterpiece of carpentry.
The carpenter has used different woods figuring to create a balanced mix of patterning; rosewood, walnut, boxwood with straight and burr grains
He has also used different techniques, varied depths of crossbanding and the geometric and scroll inlay elevates its status as a luxury item
It is in exceptional condition retaining the original locks, brass escutcheons and handles
It has a rich colour and lustrous patina.
It has come from a Palazzo and private collection in Rome where it has been reputedly since the 18th century hence the condition.
These commodes are often very large and this is a practical small size
The top is 3cm thick

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Height 84 cm / 33 14"
Width 112 cm / 44 14"
Depth 59 cm / 23 "