This chest of drawer is an original piece from the 18th century not a later date reproduction ( period (1715-1774), The commode has a bombe contour and veneered in reverse-grained wood , two drawers ( usual number on those chest ) with ormolu handles in shape of scrolls and foliage ,cariatide ormolu on the side .Those are refereed as "provincial " due to the simpler ormolu that was used in the province versus the more elaborate rococo exuberance of the French court in Paris .The handle are nicely polished by more than 200 years of use .There are a lot of " in the style " to be found online but few available pieces produced in the time period in order to be a real antique .
Russo levanto marble top: this is a precious variety of marble that has been quarried for many years, the Romans having used this marble particularly for floors and columns. As with this top this variety of marble typically has a blood-red background with white veins turning to purple red
Those pieces blend well with art deco or modern style due to their inexhaustible well design proportion and grace , they do bring a warm touch and soulful presence to any interior .I purchased it from a reputable auction in France first hand with the billing including the age and condition as a proof of provenance .
Size H.32 x L.41 x W.25 , very good antique condition with French polish
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