Antique Louis XV Marble Top Bombe Commode

2305-34639 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

34 x 39.5 x 19.5

Location: Dallas


The bombe shape is one of the most difficult to execute, with curvaceous form in all three dimensions. When it's enhanced with several species of contrasting wood inlaid to create artworks, the shape seems to come alive. When a master metalsmith adds fitted bronze ormolu mounts, keyguards and pulls, the opulence almost reaches a peak. Finally, when the stonemason contours and bevels a piece of Sienna marble for a fitting top, the master work is then complete!
Circa 1900-1910.
Measures 34 x 39.5 x 19.5.