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About the object

A George III mahogany serpentine commode attributable to Henry Hill of Marlborough. The crossbanded and moulded top above three long graduated drawers fitted with the original handles. The top drawer with a baize lined slide, flanked overall by projecting angles, above a shaped apron and out swept bracket feet. This fine commode executed in the French taste  has a particularly fine colour and magnificent matched veneers. 

 

Henry Hill of Marlborough an important and reputable cabinet maker was working from 1740 until his death in 1778. He was based in the town of Marlborough in Wiltshire. A fashionable town between London and Bath, where he sold to local members of the aristocracy.

 

English circa 1770

Dimensions

Width 160cm Height 83cm Depth 56cm

Condition report

Excellent