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Commode

Date:
ca. 1771–73
Culture:
British
Medium:
Pine and oak veneered with satinwood, tulipwood, ash, thuya and other woods, ivory; gilt bronze
Dimensions:
H. 37 x W. 59-7/8 x D. 25-3/8 in. (94.0 x 152.1 x 64.5 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Morris Loeb Bequest, 1955
Accession Number:
55.114
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 514
Formerly at St. Gile's House, Dorset, this commode has been attributed to several London cabinetmakers, including Chippendale, but its maker remains unknown. The top, a modern replacement, was originally veneered with pictorial marquetry.
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 9th Earl of Shaftesbury , St. Giles House, Winborne St. Giles, Dorset (until 1955) ; [ Frank Partridge (in 1955) ]
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