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A French Early 19th Century Walnut Commode with four large drawers, each adorned with two round brass handles. This collectable piece features a blue stone top and ornate legs with decorative brass accents at the corners. The wood boasts a rich, warm finish with visible grain patterns. Nicholas Wells Antiques

French Early 19th Century Walnut Commode

This French walnut commode dates back to the early 19th century. It is a finely crafted piece of furniture with elegant details and functional design elements.

The commode features a rectangular Bleu Turquin marble top, which adds practicality and sophistication to the piece. Below the marble top, there is a single long frieze drawer that is partitioned into three sections, providing convenient storage options for smaller items.

In addition, there are three long drawers, each adorned with gilt-bronze drop handles. These handles not only serve as functional pulls but also add a decorative element to the commode.

The commode is further enhanced by scrolled volutes on either side of the drawers, which give a sense of elegance and flair to the design. The stepped base with half round feet provides stability and complements the overall aesthetic.

The commode is veneered in highly figured French walnut, which showcases the beauty and natural patterns of the wood. The walnut veneer is applied to an oak carcass, combining the strength and durability of oak with the visual appeal of the walnut veneer.

In terms of dimensions, the commode has a height of 36 3/4 inches, a width of 51 inches, and a depth of 24 3/4 inches. This commode would make a statement in any room.

Overall, this French walnut commode from the early 19th century showcases exquisite craftsmanship, elegant design elements, and functional storage capabilities. It is a testament to the fine furniture-making tradition of the time and would be a valuable addition to any interior setting.

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A French Early 19th Century Walnut Commode with four large drawers, each adorned with two round brass handles. This collectable piece features a blue stone top and ornate legs with decorative brass accents at the corners. The wood boasts a rich, warm finish with visible grain patterns. Nicholas Wells Antiques

French Early 19th Century Walnut Commode

Stock Number: 13177

The rectangular Bleu Turquin marble top above a single long frieze drawer above three long drawers with gilt drop handles and flanked by scrolled volutes, the whole raised on a stepped base with half round feet. Veneered in highly figured French walnut on oak carcass.
  • Height: 92.5 cm (36.42 inches)
  • Width: 130 cm (51.18 inches)
  • Depth: 64 cm (25.20 inches)

£4,500

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  • Height: 92.5 cm (36.42 inches)
  • Width: 130 cm (51.18 inches)
  • Depth: 64 cm (25.20 inches)

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