19th Century French Rosewood Empire Tall Commode, Semainier Chest, Linen Chest or Chest of Drawers with Marble Top

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An elegant French semainier or tall chest of rosewood with marble top, featuring a slightly narrower (hidden) top drawer over six larger drawers beneath. The drawer fronts with beautiful carefully matched rosewood veneers. Flanked on either side by turned columns with decorative patinated brass capitals. Set upon turned feet. Seven drawers to this fine piece, one for each day of the week, la semaine! This exquisite commode is a true testament to the elegance and sophistication of the era. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this chest features the iconic neoclassical design elements that define the Empire style, including delicate carvings, fluted columns, and ornate brass hardware. The chest is expertly constructed from high-quality wood, ensuring its durability and longevity. Adding to its allure, this chest of drawers also showcases the opulence of the French Empire period with its luxurious marble top. The smooth and polished marble surface not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of the piece but also provides a practical and durable surface for displaying decorative items or personal belongings. With its generous storage capacity, this French Louis XVI style chest of drawers offers ample space for organizing your belongings. The multiple drawers, each adorned with intricate brass handles, provide a convenient and organized solution for storing clothing, linens, or other essentials. Whether placed in a bedroom, living room, or hallway, this chest of drawers will undoubtedly become a focal point of any space, exuding timeless elegance and sophistication. Bought in France outside Paris. 


  • Country: France 
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Year: 19th Century
  • Dimensions: H 52” x W 30.75” x D 16”

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