A Spectacular Louis XV Painted Commode In Olive, Red And Black

This Louis XV is a spectacular chest with exquisite detailing.  This ormolu mounted black and polychrome lacquered commode stamped  'I Dubois' is dated Mid-18th Century.  The lacquer was extensively refreshed.  The olive paint works nicely with the cherry red detailing under the chest.  A mottled red marble top nicely breaks up the painted finish.  This chest is painted in the classic chinoiserie style with figures and foliage.(85 cm.) high, 50 in. (127 cm.) wide, 25 in. (64 cm.) deep,  From Christies $22,500

This chinoiserie tray sold by Philip Colleck, also has the bottom of the table legs painted in red. This outstanding chinoiserie papier mache features a scalloped tray with an elaborate polychrome figural scenes. The tray has a gilt border and floral decoration to the outer edge, with impressed mark, "Clay, King St. Covt. Garden". The custom stand of later date. English. c. 1807, and tray stamped by Henry Clay London c.1807

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