A fine quality antique French rosewood and kingwood floral marquetry inlaid pink marble topped bombe commode in the Louis XV Manner dating to circa 1900.
This very well executed commode with finely inlaid marquetry panels has a serpentine shaped pink and white veined marble top having a moulded edge.
The marble top sits over three shaped drawers embellished with ornate Rococo style cast brass handles and escutcheons, each drawer having floral marquetry inlaid panels of extremely high quality with a shaped apron below and central mount.
The shaped sides having impressive Rococo style mounts to each front corner and large floral marquetry inlaid bombe sides with the whole being raised on shaped splay legs terminating on front sabots.
The bombe shape being one of the hardest forms for a cabinet maker to achieve so only a skilled cabinet maker would make such a commode.
This is a fine example and in excellent condition with a great colour having been recently restored using traditional methods also with no chips or old breaks to the removable marble top. The marquetry panels are very decorative, fine and perfectly proportioned to the piece, also with ample storage having three long drawers all lockable as the original key is supplied.
This antique French rosewood and kingwood commode is ready for use in any home.
Width: 36 ¼ inches – 92cm
Height: 35 ¼ inches – 89.5cm
Depth: 19 ¼ inches – 49cm