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    Aveline Chest Of Drawers

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    Commode in counterpart marquetry of red tortoiseshell and ebony on a brass ground. There are four drawers on the front, and the stiles are rounded. It 's richly embellished with an ormolu ornementation. Period: Louis XIV, circa 1710 Attributed to Noel Gérard, active in paris between 1710 and 1736. Provenance: Probably the " marchand mercier" (trader in exotic materials), Martin Eloy Lignereux, around 1805, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl and Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine for Broomhall Castle ( Scotland) on the advice of Quentin Crawford, then by direct descent up to the 11th Earl of Elgin and the 15th Earl of Kincardine at Broomhall Castle. About ten commodes attributed to , or bearing the stamp of, Noel Gérard, closely resembling this example or with a similar top, can be found in the collections belonging to the duchesse de talleyrand and to the duke of Richmond, in the Keck collection and in various private ones. Height: 2 ft 9 in Width: 4 ft 4 in Depth: 2 ft 1 1/2 in



    Characteristics

    • Origin : FRANCE
    • Style : Louis XIV

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