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The Diana and Minerva commode by Thomas Chippendale, with concave centre, two cupboards and three drawers.Additional information: Made in 1773 for the State Dressing Room, invoiced 1773 Nov 12 and… via Harewood House

Harewood House is a country house located in Harewood near Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Designed by the architects John Carr and Robert Adam, it was built from 1759 to 1771 for wealthy trader Edwin Lascelles, Baron Harewood.

A late 18th century Adam period mahogany and tulip wood crossbanded demi-lune commode, having a finely figured top with crossbanding and moulded edge above three graduated drawers with later octagonal brass handles, flanked by husk inlaid stiles and curved doors with a fixed shelf behind to either side; on square tapering legs terminating in turned spade toes.  English, circa 1780

A late 18th century Adam period mahogany and tulip wood crossbanded demi-lune commode, having a finely figured top with crossbanding and moulded edge above three graduated drawers with later octagonal brass handles, flanked by husk inlaid stiles and curved doors with a fixed shelf behind to either side; on square tapering legs terminating in turned spade toes. English, circa 1780

AN IMPORTANT AND RARE PAIR OF GEORGE III SATINWOOD, HAREWOOD AND MAHOGANY MARQUETRY COMMODES ATTRIBUTED TO MAYHEW AND INCE CIRCA 1775

AN IMPORTANT AND RARE PAIR OF GEORGE III SATINWOOD, HAREWOOD AND MAHOGANY MARQUETRY COMMODES ATTRIBUTED TO MAYHEW AND INCE CIRCA 1775

I love the idea of this in the corner of the bedroom.  God, the turning is incredible.

The American windsor differed from British windsor chairs - often with taller proportions and more elegantly drawn with thinner spokes set further apart