Two George III Mahogany Serpentine Commodes

One circa 1770, the other 19th century

Height: 36" Width: 33.75" Depth: 21.25"

Inventory Number 8485-180





In the manner of Henry Hill of Marlborough (active 1740-1778). Each with a serpentine top with molded edge above a conforming bombé-shaped case with two rows of short drawers and two long drawers, between keeled corners; shaped front and side aprons terminating in splayed feet.
One commode measuring:
Height: 35.5" Width: 33.5" Depth: 21"



Additional Information

Henry Hill of Marlborough in Wilshire (between London and Bath) was, in addition to a cabinetmaker, an estate agent, auctioneer and insurance representative. Hill was known for creating bombé-shaped commodes with serpentine aprons, very much in the popular French taste.