AN IMPORTANT GEORGE III MAHOGANY COMMODE Attributed to William Gomm

£75,000

  • An Important George III Mahogany Commode Attributed to William Gomm
  • For further research, see Burlington Magazine, June 1980 by L. Boynton, ‘William and Richard Gomm’
  • Unlike Thomas Chippendale, William Kent, etc, William and Richard Gomm are relatively unknown.
  • However, three important manuscript furniture design books by Gomm are housed in the Winterthur Library in Delaware
  • The form of this commode is typical of the known work of William Gomm, the serpentine mahogany top with a cross banded edge, above three long and two short drawers with gilt rococo handles,  flanked by superbly carved angle supports.
  • This fine English commode dates to the 1760’s when the Gomm workshops were based in Clerkenwell Close at Newcastle House. Originally in the portfolio of the Dukes of Newcastle
  • Height 85 Width 118.5 Depth 55cms

 

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An Important George III Mahogany Commode Attributed to William Gomm The serpentine mahogany top with a crossbanded edge, above three long and two short drawers with gilt rococo handles,  flanked by superbly carved angle supports, with shaped sides, on shaped bracket feet with lignum vitae casters,

English: circa 1760s

Height 85 Width 118.5 Depth 55cms

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