Louis Seize commode with Japanese Lacquer panels and marble top

Louis Seize commode with Japanese Lacquer panels and marble top

Price: € 35000

Offered by Daatselaar Fine Art & Antiques



Louis Seize commode with Japanese Lacquer panels and marble top Louis Seize commode with Japanese Lacquer panels and marble top Louis Seize commode with Japanese Lacquer panels and marble top Louis Seize commode with Japanese Lacquer panels and marble top

A Louis Seize commode with in the center a large Japanese lacquer panel with the image of a phoenix in flight soaring over an oriental landscape with pagoda. This panel is flanked by two panels with each a round Japanese lacquer panels with flower and foliage decoration. These round panels are framed with bows executed in maple wood.

The phoenix is a mythological creature who, when it has reached the end of its lifecycle, will build itself a nest and set it aflame. Burning both the nest and itself. From the ashes a new young phoenix is born. The phoenix represents rebirth, transformation and strength.

Origin
Italian private collection
Period
Ca 1780
Reference
100-496
Sizes
95 x 145 x 60 cm

Offered by

Daatselaar Fine Art & Antiques

Oenselsestraat 50
5301 EP Zaltbommel
The Netherlands

+31 418 712 300
+31 654 394 108
http://www.daatselaar.com

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