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Commode: M/F.10-1938

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 4


Production: Unknown




Rectangular two-drawer commode with fluted corner columns raised on tapering turned legs, ormolu mounts and marble top, painted blue-green and decorated with classical figures en grisaille and floral ornament in various colours.

Legal notes

L. D. Cunliffe Bequest, 1937.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 19 3/4 in
Height: 30 3/4 in
Width: 38 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham


Late 18th century
Louis XVI
Circa 1775 - Circa 1790

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.10-1938
Primary reference Number: 95869
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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