Louis XV-style gilt-bronze mounted commode, Linke
Circa 1890s
Interior lock plate signed: Ct. Linke / Serrurerie / Paris, for Clement Linke, one knee mount signed in script: Linke for cabinetmaker Francois Linke (1855-1946 French), interior sabot further stamped: Linke
Index number 1810, kingwood and satinwood veneers, the eared puddingstone marble top over a foliate gilt-bronze mounted body marquetry inlaid with flowers, the locking three-quarters door enclosing a wood shelf, on cabriole legs terminating in rocaille sabots, with key
35.25' H x 57.75' W x 24.5' D

Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, CA

Literature: A similar model with inset Japanese lacquered panels illustrated, C. Payne, "Francois Linke 1855-1946: The Belle Epoque of French Furniture", Woodbride, 2003, p. 505

  • Condition: Overall good condition, with scattered minor scratches and scuffs commensurate with age. Scattered minor nicks to verso edges of puddingstone marble top. An approximately 5.5"-long crack through veneers of smaller cabinet door.

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