Pallisandre and fruit woods. Marquetry; ormolu mounts in manner of Thomire. Vertical diaper pattern on 3 sides and horizontal ormulu quilloche in openwork on top drawers; wreath drawer pulls. Ormolu plaque on center depicts sacrifice of cupid and Medusa (possibly after Clodion).
Stamped 'J. Dautriche' and 'JME'
According to 1968 note (by Hanns Swarzenski), this commode was formely in the collection of Oscar Bondy, Vienna, and was sold by Blumka to Jack Linsky.
Gift of Jack Linsky