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Commode: MAR.M.212-1912

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Object information

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Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Three-drawer commode with serpentine front and sides, marble top and ormolu mounts, the oak carcase veneered with various woods.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 17 3/4 in
Height: 34 in
Width: 37½ in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

18th Century, Mid
Louis XV
Production date: circa AD 1740

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Mounts composed of ormolu
Carcase composed of oak

Techniques used in production

Veneering

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.212-1912
Primary reference Number: 95871
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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