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ca. 1771–73
Pine and oak veneered with satinwood, tulipwood, ash, thuya and other woods, ivory; gilt bronze
H. 37 x W. 59-7/8 x D. 25-3/8 in. (94.0 x 152.1 x 64.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Morris Loeb Bequest, 1955
Accession Number:
Not on view
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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