Louis XVI Style Dresser, France 19th century.
This beautiful Louis XVI style dresser stands out for its exquisite kingwood and rosewood marquetry on front and sides. The small two drawer dresser stand on cabriole legs and has its original brass fittings as well as the original marble top.
It could be the perfect chest of drawers for a not so spacious entryway or the unique eye-catcher for a dining or living room area.
The Louis XV and Louis XVI style experienced a revival in the middle of the 19th century. The sophisticated marquetries and veneers of the 18th century furniture styles were still very much appreciated. Some of the 19th century furniture makers specialized in these furniture styles again and produced a variety of models.
Also read our blog post about the Louis Philippe furniture style which marks the first phase of the revival of the 18th century French Rococo style.
The chest of drawers measures Height: 33.47 in. (85 cm) Width: 30.71 in. (78 cm) Depth: 15.75 in. (40 cm). It is in very good condition and comes refinished and French polished.
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