Antique 18th Century Louis XVI Commode
- Antique circa late 1700s
- Found in the French countryside markets
- Details: 2 drawers, gilt laurel wreath pulls with portrait medallions, fluted corner posts, tapered square legs
- 44.5" wide x 21.5" deep x 34.25" high
This particular chest is circa the late 1700s from France. The masculine shape paired with feminine details is indicative of the Louis XVI era, displaying a marriage of the strong silhouettes from the Louis XIV style and the ornate nature of Louis V style. Tapered legs, fluting, and carved motifs are tell tale
signs of Louis XVI pieces.