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    A COMPANION TO A PAIR OF COMMODES AT THE FRICK

    Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

    A magnificent companion pair to the Blake of London commodes in the Frick Collection will come up at Sotheby’s in New York on October 15.    The estimate is $300,000-500,000.  Sotheby’s auctions of 19th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts in New York will feature both a dedicated single-owner sale from a distinguished Asian collection and a various owners auction.  The collection was formed over 50 years with the help of renowned dealers in London and Paris.  There are 18th and 19th century pieces based on royal and aristocratic models of the ancien regime as well as creations from Francois Linke and Leon Message.

    The Frick Commodes’ Companion Pair Boulle Style Marquetry Commodes by George-Henry Blake  (19th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts)

    The Frick Commodes’ Companion Pair Boulle Style Marquetry Commodes by George-Henry Blake (19th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts)

     

    A Large Louis XVI ormolu mantle clock (Property from a Distinguished Private Asian Collection)

    A Large Louis XVI ormolu mantle clock, Paris c1765 – (Property from a Distinguished Private Asian Collection) ($25,000-35,000).