A French mid 19th Century Louis XV/XVI transition style Chest of drawers, Commode dating from c 1860. The serpentine shaped walnut top with Kingwood cross banding and moulded edge above a serpentine shallow bombe shaped front containing two long cross banded drawers with ormolu handles and escutcheons and working original locks and key with shaped inlaid cartouche shaped skirt. The sides with quarter diamond pattern veneers and Kingwood cross banding, the whole supported on cabriole legs. Good condition, various minor marks consistent with age and use. 1,750

Dimensions: 110 cm wide, 59.5 cm deep, 85 cm high