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Hepplewhite Commodes

¶ Plate 78. Design for a Commode, enriched with painted or inlaid work. This piece of furniture is adapted for a drawing room; within are shelves which answer the use of a closet or cupboard may have one principal door in the front, or one at each end; are made of various shapes, and being used in principal rooms, require considerable elegance. The panels may be of satin wood, plain, or inlaid ; the top and also the border round the front, should be inlaid.


¶ The tops to the commodes are frequently enriched with inlaid or painted work: three designs for which are here given on Plate 78.

Commode Tops

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