A French Louis XVI period walnut commode circa 1790 with three drawers, linear brass hardware, cylindrical tapered legs and rounded fluted side posts. Step into the elegance of the French Louis XVI period with this exquisite walnut commode from the late 18th century. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this piece epitomizes the refined aesthetics of the era and will bring a touch of timeless beauty to your home.
The commode features a rectangular top with rounded corners in the front, adding a soft and graceful touch to the overall silhouette. The facade boasts three dovetail drawers, each adorned with recessed panels that create a sense of depth and visual interest. The drawers are fitted with linear brass hardware, featuring sleek handles that beautifully complement the linear design of the piece. Ornate escutcheons with ribbon medallions add a touch of opulence and sophistication.
Flanking the facade are rounded fluted side posts, adding a touch of classical elegance to the design. The sides of the commode are composed of recessed panels divided into two sections, enhancing the overall symmetry and balance of the piece. The back of the commode, in keeping with the traditional construction of the period, is left unfinished.
The commode is raised on fluted cylindrical tapered legs, exuding a sense of lightness and refinement. The legs not only provide stability but also add a touch of architectural charm to the piece.
Constructed from walnut, this commode showcases the warm and rich tones of the wood. The exquisite craftsmanship, refined proportions, and attention to detail make this commode a true representation of the elegant Louis XVI style.
Whether placed in a living room, bedroom, or entryway, this French Louis XVI walnut commode will effortlessly elevate the ambiance of any space, becoming a focal point that exudes sophistication and timeless beauty.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 43"W x 34.75"H X 24"D
Inventory Number: XX197