Description: Circa 1740.
A unique burl walnut sarcophagus-form Dutch walnut commode with crisply carved boxwood feet, acanthus leaves, and shells. The quarter-veneered and cross-banded top is hinged to reveal a shallow compartment. Handles are old replacements and hinge replaced.
Location of Origin: Europe
Medium/Materials: burl walnut
Primary Classification: Decorative Arts and Furniture : Furniture : Chest of Drawers, Commodes, Writing desks
Secondary Classification: All Works of Art By Theme : Interest Type