A George III Mahogany Serpentine Commode.
Attributed to Henry Hill
A particularly fine quality George III mahogany serpentine commode attributable to Henry Hill of Marlborough. The crossbanded and moulded top above three long graduated drawers fitted with the original handles. The top drawer with a baize lined slide, flanked overall by projecting angles, above a shaped apron and out swept bracket feet. This fine commode executed in the French taste has a particularly fine colour and magnificent flame matched mahogany veneers.
English, circa 1770
Width: 63" 160cm
Height: 32.5" 83cm
Depth 22" 56cm
Private collection Gloucestershire
Henry Hill of Marlborough was an important and reputable cabinet maker working from 1740 until his death in 1778. He was based in the town of Marlborough in Wiltshire, a fashionable town between London and Bath, where he had a loyal clientele of wealthy land owners and aristocracy.