"Napoleon III Sauteuse Commode"Beautiful Regency style jumping chest of drawers in veneered wood with geometric decoration. It opens with two drawers: one curved (top), the other curved (bottom). Rear uprights with recess. Rich ornamentation of golden bronzes. On the drawers: lock entries with sphinx decorations, tilting pull handles, olives and corner pieces. On the lower cross member, apron and rod. On the uprights: women's masks wearing plumes, foliage and fire pots. On the sides: a leafy turn is framed with spandrels and olives. The four closed hoof feet with winding. Oak frame. Screwed bronzes, high quality of carving. White and gray breccia marble top. To be compared to royal dressers from the Regency period (Cressent, Gaudreau, Doirat). Work of a large Parisian house from the end of the 19th century. Height 92 cm, width 140, depth 59.