"Provencal Louis XV Commode In Walnut 18th Century"Provencal chest of Louis XV, walnut, shaped "jumping", curved front and sides.
It opens with two drawers decorated with molded reserves and carved foliage. The pronounced curves are also carved with foliage. The sides are panné "glasses" and embellished with an elegant decor of "frets" .The tray, surrounded by a beak corbin, is cut in one piece and has an elegant rounded '' molded crossbow '' in the angles at the front.
The perforated cross is carved with a rocaille vegetal decoration that frames a beautiful central shell.
This dresser rests on four beautifully curved winding legs.
Walnut Bronzes Origin
Work Provençal - Nîmes Epoque 18th century
Right front foot formerly restored. Small recovery on the board.
Historical Annecdote : The fitting of the Nîmoises chest of drawers testifies to the know-how of the Provençal carpenters in the 18th century. Indeed, quality furniture has the particularity of not being pegged on the plate which makes the assembly invisible on the top and reinforces the aesthetics of the model.