Empire Commode with Caryatids, Walnut Veneered with Caryatids, Austria, Vienna circa 1810/15
A beautiful original Empire commode, or chest of three drawers, featuring a walnut veneer and caryatid pilaster columns. The commode comes from Vienna and dates back to around 1810-15.
The commode showcases a lovely book-matched walnut veneer on softwood. It has an excellent french polished surface.
The Empire commode has exceptional carved caryatid pilasters, possibly depicting temple guards with hoods. They have been raised and gilded in an older restoration.
H: 33.8 in (86 cm)
W: 46.4 in (118 cm)
D: 22.8 in (58 cm)