A French Provençale Directoire period two-drawer commode with banded inlay from the late 18th century. This French two-drawer commode was born in the mid-1790s, in the Provence region of Southern France. Featuring a rectangular top with rounded corners and edges, the chest comprises two drawers, decorated with banded inlay of lighter color on the surround, forming a diamond shape around the central escutcheon. Creating a perfectly harmonious facade, the scalloped apron is also adorned with a delicately inlaid motif. The ensemble is raised on four elegant saber legs. With its refined Silhouette and distinguished design, this French Directoire commode will bring great charm to any room.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 48 1/2"W x 22 3/4"D x 34 1/4"H
Inventory Number: JJ33