commode 008

Transitional pictorial marquetry commode signed Schiler. The commode is decorated with amaranth framed marquetry panels depicting classical ruins and townscapes. The frieze is decorated with various fruits and implements.

The commode is marked with an unidentified inventory mark, probably from the 18th century:      

                    Nş 903

                  Cte      Lqt

Signed: I Schiler (Known as Schiller or Schuler)

Height (ins.): 34½ (87.6 cm)      Length/Width (ins.): 49½ (125.7 cm)      Depth (ins.): 21½ (54.6 cm)
Origin: France     Period: Transitional