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Commode: M/F.12-1936

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Limewood commode with serpentine and bombe front and sides and two drawers. Lower apron rail shaped. The drawers, top, and sides are lacquered in green and gold with oriental motifs. Two of the drawers have their original gilt brass furnishings; two ormulu handles and a key plate to both. Raised on short splayed legs, carved with hoof feet. The frame is painted burgundy red with gold lacquer

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

R. C. Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 57.2 cm
Height: 80 cm
Width: 99.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Cory, Reginald

Dating

18th Century, Mid
Circa 1740 CE - Circa 1760 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Furnishings composed of gilt brass
Frame composed of paint
Carcase composed of limewood
Feet

Materials used in production

Lacquer

Techniques used in production

Lacquering

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.12-1936
Primary reference Number: 95859
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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