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French Parisian 18th Century Marble-Top Commode
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
French fruitwood Parisian Regence rustic marble-top commode, circa early 1700s. The shaped marble top over two small raised and recessed panel drawers above two long raised and rece...
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Antique Early 18th Century French Régence Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

18th Century French, Walnut Marble Top Commode
Located in Dallas, TX
18th Century French Walnut marble top commode.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

18th Century French Marble-Top Commode
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
18th century four-drawer commode with marble top and original pulls and key holes.
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Antique 18th Century French Commodes and Chests of Drawers

  • 18th Century French Marble-Top Commode
  • 18th Century French Marble-Top Commode
  • 18th Century French Marble-Top Commode
  • 18th Century French Marble-Top Commode
H 31 in. W 32 in. D 20 in.
18th Century French Louis XVI Marble Top Commode
Located in Winter Park, FL
An 18th century Louis XVI French commode, or chest of drawers, made of solid walnut. Three dovetailed drawers with original brass hardware, no keys. The face of the two bottom drawer...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Brass

18th Century French Regence Marble-Top Commode
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Antique French marble top commode with serpentine front, bronze mounts and parquestry drawer fronts. Top features small centre drawer flanked by two drawers, second and third tier ar...
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Antique 18th Century French Régence Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Bronze

  • 18th Century French Regence Marble-Top Commode
  • 18th Century French Regence Marble-Top Commode
  • 18th Century French Regence Marble-Top Commode
  • 18th Century French Regence Marble-Top Commode
H 31.5 in. W 51 in. D 25.25 in.
18th Century Carved Walnut Marble-Top Commode
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A shaped case with three long drawers carved with angular frames with rosettes. Each with new added compartments. Carved side panels, carved lower frame with leafy vines raised on ca...
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Antique Early 19th Century French French Provincial Commodes and Chests ...

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Marble

  • 18th Century Carved Walnut Marble-Top Commode
  • 18th Century Carved Walnut Marble-Top Commode
  • 18th Century Carved Walnut Marble-Top Commode
  • 18th Century Carved Walnut Marble-Top Commode
H 34.5 in. W 47.25 in. D 26.25 in.
Late 18th Century French Empire Cherry Marble Top Commode
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning French Empire Chest from the late 18th century made of solid cherry, with original hardware and black marble. This piece was hand selected by us because of its large size an...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Empire Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Belgian Black Marble, Brass

18th Century Italian Rococo Elmwood Commode with Marble Top
Located in Cypress, CA
Imposing 18th century Italian Rococo elmwood commode topped with a white and brown mottled serpentine fronted marble top over three-drawer commode veneered with exotic elmwood mounte...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Rococo Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

18th Century French Serpentine Marble Top Walnut Commode with Sunflowers
Located in Charleston, SC
18th century French serpentine marble top walnut commode with sunflowers carved on the front corner stiles. Three drawers over two. The top row of three drawers are carved and shaped...
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Antique 18th Century French Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

Early 18th Century Bronze Mounted Inlaid Italian Marble Top Commode
Located in Charleston, SC
Early 18th century bronze mounted inlaid Italian marble top commode. Geometric stars and flowers inlaid in center and sides, ebony inlaid banding, original bronze mounts.
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Antique Early 18th Century Italian Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

18th Century Marble Top Louis XVI Commode
Located in La Plata, MD
Handsome French commode from the late 18th Century. Three drawers mounted with bronze ring pulls and escutcheons. The feet are mounted with bronze sabots as well. The case and drawer...
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Antique 1780s French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Bronze

  • 18th Century Marble Top Louis XVI Commode
  • 18th Century Marble Top Louis XVI Commode
  • 18th Century Marble Top Louis XVI Commode
  • 18th Century Marble Top Louis XVI Commode
H 34.5 in. W 49.5 in. D 20.5 in.
18th Century Country French Walnut Marble Top Commode
Located in Dallas, TX
18th Century Country French Marble Top Commode was considered a luxury during its era, when closets had yet to be invented and having lots of clothes was reserved for the more afflue...
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Antique 1790s French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

18th Century French Walnut Commode with Marble Top Stamped "N. Petit"
By Nicolas Petit
Located in Pembroke, MA
French 18th century transitional style walnut commode with a thick Gris St. Anne marble top (1 1/8" thick) and very nice patina. The commode is stamped "N. Petit" and "JME" for the g...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

Inlaid French Commode from the 18th-19th Century with Marble Top
Located in Opole, PL
Inlaid French Commode from the 18th-19th Century with Marble Top We present you this French piece of furniture of the bombe shape. The corpus hides two drawers and is covered above ...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Brass

Petite Italian 18th Century Neoclassical Commode with Marble Top and Marquetry
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian Neoclassical period walnut commode from the 18th century, with grey marble top and marquetry. Created in Italy during the 18th century, this petite Neoclassical walnut com...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

Pair of 18th Century style Marble Topped French Commodes
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A good quality pair of French 18th century style parquetry inlaid bombe fronted marble topped commodes, each with Rococo influenced gilded ormolu mounts two Oak lined drawers and rai...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Ormolu

18th-Century French Bow Front Marquetry Walnut & Marble Top Provincial Commode
Located in New York, NY
France circa 1770, solid walnut chest with bowed front, Provenance: private French castle in Le Cher, La Loire region, hard to find such a preserved piece from that time with origina...
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Antique Late 18th Century French French Provincial Commodes and Chests o...

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Breccia Marble, Bronze

A Fine Louis XVI Parisian Mahogany Marble Top Commode, 18th Century
Located in Sheffield, MA
A Fine Louis XVI Parisian Mahogany Marble Top Commode 18th Century The molded rectangular grey marble top above three drawers with bronze handles and escutcheons ,on square legs ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of...

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Wood

18th Century French Louis XV Fruitwood Commode with Marble Top
Located in Atlanta, GA
Louis XV bombe form commode in fruitwood with three (3) drawers, cabriole feet, and red marble top, France, circa 1750.
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Antique 1750s French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

An Italian Polychrome-Painted & Faux-Marble Top Neoclassic Commode, 18th Century
Located in Sheffield, MA
An Italian Polychrome Faux-Marble Top Neoclassic Commode 18th Century The faux-marble top above three drawers all resting on tapering legs. decorated throughout with great detail. ...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Commodes and Chests of Drawers

18th Century French Louis XV Bombe Marble-Top and Brass Mounts Commode
Located in Miami, FL
A very fine early 18th century French Louis XV commode "forme galbée" or bombe/serpentine embellished with extraordinary, original ormolu mounts and fixtures throughout. Both sides a...
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Antique Early 18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

18th Century French Louis XV Bombe Ormolu Marble-Top Commode, Stamped Przirembel
Located in Miami, FL
A very fine early 18th century French Louis XV commode "forme galbée" or bombe/serpentine embellished with extraordinary, original ormolu mounts and fixtures throughout. Beautifully ...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Period Walnut Commode or Chest, Marble Top
Located in Fayetteville, AR
This late eighteenth century French Louis XVI period walnut commode or chest of drawers features a black marble top. The corners are detailed with hand carved fluting and terminate i...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

18th Century Provincial Louis XV Walnut, Three-Drawer Commode with Marble Top
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French Provincial Louis XV walnut commode with marble top, serpentine front, 3 drawers with bronze hardware and shaped apron. William Word Fine Antiques: Atlanta's source for a...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Commodes and Chests of Drawers

18th C. Transitional Louis XV to Louis XVI Marquetry Marble Topped Commode
Located in Hudson, NY
This very fine formal transitional commode is of the period circa 1770 is crafted from oak secondary woods with tulipwood, kingwood and satinwood veneers. The break front form is enl...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Ormolu

Regence Chinoiserie Marble-Top Commode
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Regence chinoiserie marble-top commode, fitted with three chinoiserie ormolu-mounted long drawers. Some old repairs are evident, structurally sound, presents beautifully.  
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Antique Late 18th Century French Régence Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Ormolu

  • Regence Chinoiserie Marble-Top Commode
  • Regence Chinoiserie Marble-Top Commode
  • Regence Chinoiserie Marble-Top Commode
  • Regence Chinoiserie Marble-Top Commode
H 33.5 in. W 50 in. D 25 in.
Five-Drawer Marble-Top Walnut Bureau, France, 18th Century
Located in New York, NY
18th century French five-drawer walnut wood bureau with original marble top. Three top drawers. The two lower drawers appear as three drawers each but are actually one. Rounded fro...
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Antique 18th Century French Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

Louis XVI Marble Top Commode
Located in La Plata, MD
A handsome period Louis XVI commode from the later half of the 18th century. Heavy use of marquetry and parquetry inlays using tulipwood, kingwood and rosewood throughout the sides a...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Tulipwood

  • Louis XVI Marble Top Commode
  • Louis XVI Marble Top Commode
  • Louis XVI Marble Top Commode
  • Louis XVI Marble Top Commode
H 35 in. W 43 in. D 23.5 in.
French Louis XVI Period Marble-Top Commode
Located in Houston, TX
French Louis XVI period marble-top fruitwood commode, late 18th c., shaped marble top, over case fitted with three drawers, rising on tapered legs, (one) foot with restoration.
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XIV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

  • French Louis XVI Period Marble-Top Commode
  • French Louis XVI Period Marble-Top Commode
  • French Louis XVI Period Marble-Top Commode
  • French Louis XVI Period Marble-Top Commode
H 33.5 in. W 50.75 in. D 24 in.
18th Century French Walnut Directoire Comode with Black Belgian Marble Top
Located in Dallas, TX
Very nice antique French DIrectoire style walnut commode with black Belgian marble top. Beautiful clean lines and 3 drawers for storage. A classic beauty!
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Antique 18th Century French Directoire Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Belgian Black Marble

18th Century Louis XVI Marble-Top Chest of Drawers
Located in Bournemouth, GB
Handsome Louis XVI fruitwood and ebonized commode chest of drawers with original marble top and handles, with mirrored side panels and ebonized mouldings sympathetically restored by ...
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Antique 1780s French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

  • 18th Century Louis XVI Marble-Top Chest of Drawers
  • 18th Century Louis XVI Marble-Top Chest of Drawers
  • 18th Century Louis XVI Marble-Top Chest of Drawers
  • 18th Century Louis XVI Marble-Top Chest of Drawers
H 33.86 in. W 45.87 in. D 22.64 in.
18th Century, Italian Neoclassical Inlaid Chest of Drawers, Marble Top
Located in IT
18th century, Italian neoclassical inlaid chest of drawers with marble top This refined neoclassical chest of drawers was made in Lombardy, Italy, around the end of the 18th century...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Commodes and Chests of Dr...

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Bronze

Louis XV Marble Top Walnut Bombé Commode
Located in New York, NY
An impressive piece with warm, rich patina. The serpentine top with molded edge over two short and two long graduated and paneled drawers, above a deep apron with shell-carved edge a...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Rococo Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Walnut

  • Louis XV Marble Top Walnut Bombé Commode
  • Louis XV Marble Top Walnut Bombé Commode
  • Louis XV Marble Top Walnut Bombé Commode
  • Louis XV Marble Top Walnut Bombé Commode
H 33 in. W 48 in. D 26.25 in.
An 18th Century French Louis XV Provincial Four-Drawer Marble Top Wood Chest
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French period 18th century finely carved, marble top commode. This French period Louis XV Provincial commode, circa 1750-1760, features two smaller drawers at top, divided with pla...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Metal

Louis XVI Fruitwood and Marble Top Commode
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
A late 18th C. French three drawer fruitwood commode with old, possibly original marble top.
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Fruitwood

  • Louis XVI Fruitwood and Marble Top Commode
  • Louis XVI Fruitwood and Marble Top Commode
  • Louis XVI Fruitwood and Marble Top Commode
  • Louis XVI Fruitwood and Marble Top Commode
H 36.5 in. W 44.75 in. D 23.5 in.
19th Century Bleached Mahogany Louis XVI Commode with Black Marble Top
Located in Houston, TX
Louis XVI/ Directoire chest built in France in the mid to late 19th century using mahogany and oak secondary with dove-tailed drawers. The chest features four large inset drawers fra...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

Italy Late 18th Century Inlaid Walnut Chest of Drawers Top White Violet Marble
Located in Brescia, IT
This Italian chest of drawers in neoclassical style is handmade in nutwood and palisander wood. The top is in a wonderful piece of Calacatta Violet marble with thin prophiles in impe...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Regency Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Porphyry

Mid-18th Century Italian Venetian Painted Bombe Chest of Drawers with Marble Top
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant antique commode was crafted in Venice, Italy circa 1760, standing on four curved legs over a scalloped apron, the chest has two bombe drawers across the front decorated ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Italian Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

Antique Quality Parquetry Inlaid Serpentine Shaped Marble Top Commode Chest
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique 18th century quality parquetry inlaid serpentine shaped marble top commode chest having a wonderful serpentine shaped coloured marble top, gilded frieze above three serpentin...
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Antique 18th Century French Victorian Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Serpentine

18th Century French Regence Bombe Rosewood Chest of Drawers with Red Marble Top
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate your living with this elegant Louis XV fruitwood commode with marble top, crafted in Paris, France, circa 1750, the antique chest sits on scroll feet over a scalloped apron ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

Louis XV Petite Serpentine Commode w/ Marble Top, France c. 1750
Located in Atlanta, GA
A petite Louis XV period serpentine commode in East Indian Rosewood & Kingwood, mounted with a mottled gray marble top, gilt-bronze mounts and hardware throughout, 3 drawers and end...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

Russian Mahogany, Gilt Bronze and Marble Top Commode
Located in London, GB
A fine Russian 18th century commode in mahogany, with ebonized panels edged in gilt brass. With classical gilt bronze caryatids and lion paw feet. Each drawer with the original locks...
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Antique 18th Century Russian Neoclassical Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Mahogany

  • Russian Mahogany, Gilt Bronze and Marble Top Commode
  • Russian Mahogany, Gilt Bronze and Marble Top Commode
  • Russian Mahogany, Gilt Bronze and Marble Top Commode
  • Russian Mahogany, Gilt Bronze and Marble Top Commode
H 41.74 in. W 53.94 in. D 24.81 in.
An Italian Carved Fruitwood Marble-Top Commode, c. 1790
Located in Doylestown, PA
An Italian Carved Fruitwood Marble-Top Commode. Circa 1790, the lovely thick marble top over two deep drawers, the drawer faces having exceptional, delicate carving details in a rect...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Fruitwood

Small Antique French Oak Commode with Marble Top, circa 1770
Located in Dallas, TX
From circa 1770, this small French oak commode with marble top is in great condition. The marble top is quite thick at two inches, which means this chest of drawers can be used in th...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

Louis XV Period Marquetry Commode with Marble Top
Located in Pembroke, MA
An unusual and very high quality Louis XV period commode with two drawers and elegant cabriole legs (also called a "sauteuse"), with finely-cast gilt-bronze mounts and grey and white...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Amboyna

18th Century French Louis XV Walnut Inlay Bombe Chest of Drawers with Marble Top
Located in Dallas, TX
Crafted in Burgundy France circa 1750, the antique fruitwood commode stands on curved feet ending with bronze mounts over a he scalloped apron decorated with a bronze shell and leaf ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

Louis XV French Inlaid Bronze Mounted Marble Top Commode
Located in Bradenton, FL
This is a masterpiece of 18th Century French Commode with exquisite inlay made from walnut, satinwood and tulipwood. In the bombe form having three drawers with original bronze handl...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Bronze

Belgian Louis XVI Marble Top Parquetry Commode, circa 1790
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Belgian circa 1790 Louis XVI three-drawer commode having original Saint-Anne grey and white marble top above tulipwood, boxwood, and fruitwood parquetry veneered case with original s...
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Antique Late 18th Century Belgian Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Brass

18th Century Louis XV Kingwood Chest of Drawers Marble Top, 1760s
Located in Roma, RM
Small French chest of drawers, full Louis XV period, fantastic wood texture, excellent quality, grains that highlight the beauty of this quality of wood, kingwood. All connected by s...
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Antique 1750s French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Boxwood, Kingwood

Italian Louis XV Roman Bombe' Shaped Commode with Original Marble Top, 1730
Located in Stamford, CT
Italian Louis XV Roman Bombe' shaped commode with original marble top, Circa 1730 This Italian Roman Louis XV commode of a Bombe' shape is inlaid with various precious woods (maple...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Ormolu

Louis XV Period Marquetry Stamped Commode with Rouge Royale Marble Top
By Sebastien Vié
Located in Pembroke, MA
Very high quality French, Louis XV period commode (sauteuse) stamped by the Ebeniste, "Sebastian Vie" (master, October 5, 1767), and the guild, JME ("Jurande des Menuisiers et Ebenis...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

Louis XVI Transitional Two-Drawer Commode with a Breche Marble Top
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A period 18th century French two drawer chest with a breche marble top, the oak carcass veneered in various exotic woods in an overall geometric design. The large inlaid oval panel t...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Oak

Antique French Louis XV Inlaid Parquetry Ormolu Marble Top Commode Chest, 1780
Located in Portland, OR
A very fine period antique French Louis XV/XVI inlaid walnut & marble top & ormolu mounted commode/chest, circa 1780. The commode having the original Breccia specimen marble top, th...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Breccia Marble, Bronze

French Louis XVI Period Mahogany Three Drawer Commode or Chest with Marble Top
Located in Wells, ME
French Louis XVI period mahogany three drawer commode with separate marble top. This handsome chest is quintessential Louis XVI, with elegant clean lines, reeded corner columns with ...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Brass

Andre Antoine Lardin French Diminutive Louis XV Marble-Top Commode
By Andre Antoine Lardin
Located in Milford, NH
A fine diminutive Louis XV three-drawer commode with Breche d’Alep marble conforming top in shades of pink and grey with molded edge and notched corners, surmounting a case with two ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Ormolu

18th Century Oak Commode with Marble Top, Newly Painted
Located in Port Chester, NY
A handsome bowfront buffet, with original dramatically veined marble and newly painted in faux distressed white. Fancifully carved scalloped apron and corner detail. The single inter...
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Antique 18th Century French Buffets

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Marble

Louis XVI Chest of Drawers with Marble Top
Located in Madison, MS
This piece is truly a sight to behold! The moody marble top, black paint, and gold accents give this piece such a unique feel. All of the original hardware is a beautiful worn gold c...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble

  • Louis XVI Chest of Drawers with Marble Top
  • Louis XVI Chest of Drawers with Marble Top
  • Louis XVI Chest of Drawers with Marble Top
  • Louis XVI Chest of Drawers with Marble Top
H 34.5 in. W 47 in. D 21.5 in.
Louis XVI Chest of Drawers Veneered in Rosewood with Gray Marble Top
Located in Prato, IT
Tuscany, Louis XVI, end of the 18th century Rosewood veneer with fruit wood fillets Good conditions Coeval marble Dimensions: W103 x D56 x H85 cm.
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Carrara Marble, Siena Marble

Antique French Louis XV Style Inlaid Kingwood Marble Top Lingerie Chests - Pair
Located in Charlotte, NC
Stunning PAIR of antique lingerie chests, made in France during the late 19th - early 20th Century. Constructed of kingswood with inlaid floral designs on the drawer fronts. Brass dr...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XV Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Brass

Petite Italian Serpentine Commode in Rosewood with Inlaid Marble Top
Located in Atlanta, GA
Petite Italian serpentine commode in rosewood veneer with string boxwood inlay , inlaid marble top, 2 drawers. shaped apron and splayed feet. William Word Fine Antiques: Atlanta'...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Italian Night Stands

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18th Century Marble Top Commode For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal 18th century marble top commode for your home. Frequently made of wood, stone and marble, every 18th century marble top commode was constructed with great care. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer 18th century marble top commode, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Each 18th century marble top commode bearing Louis XVI, Louis XV or Rococo hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made 18th century marble top commode over the years, but those crafted by J. B. Saunier and Matthieu Criaerd are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a 18th Century Marble Top Commode?

A 18th century marble top commode can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $8,424, while the lowest priced sells for $1,650 and the highest can go for as much as $95,000.

Finding the Right Commodes and Chests of Drawers for You

Is it a commode or a chest of drawers?

Commode is the French term for a low chest of drawers, but it is also sometimes used to denote a piece with a particularly intricate design. The commode dates to circa 1700 France, where it was used as an alternative to a taller cabinet piece so as to not obscure paneled, mirrored or tapestried walls. Coffers, or chests, which were large wooden boxes with hinged lids and sometimes stood on ball feet, preceded chests of drawers, a fashionable cabinet furnishing that garnered acclaim for its obvious storage potential and versatility.

As time passed, French and British furniture makers led the way in the production of chests of drawers, and features like the integration of bronze and ornamental pulls became commonplace. Antique French commodes in the Louis XV style were sometimes crafted in mahogany or walnut, while an Italian marble top added a sophisticated decorative flourish. This specific type of case piece grew in popularity and double chests — tallboys and highboys, which were essentially one chest on top of another — followed.

So, what makes a chest of drawers different from a common dresser? Dressers are short, and chests of drawers are overall taller pieces of furniture that typically do not have room on the top for a mirror as most dressers do. Some chests of drawers have one column of four to six long drawers or three long drawers in their bottom section that are topped by a cluster of small side-by-side drawers on the top. To further complicate things, we sometimes refer to particularly short chests of drawers as nightstands.

Even though chests of drawers are commonly thought of as bedroom furniture to store clothing, these are adaptable pieces. A chest of drawers can house important documents — think of your walnut Art Deco commode as an upgrade to your filing cabinet. Nestle your chest near your home’s front door to store coats and other outerwear, while the top can be a place to drop your handbag. Add some flair to your kitchen, where this lovable case piece can hold pots, pans and even cookbooks.

When shopping for the right chest of drawers for your home, there are a few key things to consider: What will you be storing in it? How big a chest will you need? Speaking of size, don’t dream too big. If your space is on the smaller side, a more streamlined vintage mid-century modern chest of drawers, perhaps one designed by Paul McCobb or T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, may best suit your needs.

At 1stDibs, we make it easy to add style and storage to your home. Browse our collection of antique and vintage commodes and chests of drawers today.

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Leaping into a design project, whether it's refreshing the bedroom or redoing the whole house, can be overwhelming. Luckily, we know more than a few interior designers. You asked questions on Instagram, and now they're answering.

Collected and Eclectic, ‘Wunderkammern’ Are Back in a Big Way

Collected and Eclectic, ‘Wunderkammern’ Are Back in a Big Way

Introduced nearly 500 years ago, curiosity cabinets are finding new fans among today's collectors and designers.

Meet the Incredible Woman Transforming Fallen Trees into Sleek Furniture

Meet the Incredible Woman Transforming Fallen Trees into Sleek Furniture

In the hands of New York Heartwoods cofounder Megan Offner, unwanted local trees become works of design art.

These New York Architects Love a Complicated Project

These New York Architects Love a Complicated Project

From Brooklyn townhouses to Maine campgrounds, Trattie Davies and Jonathan Toews relish a challenge, like transforming a former warehouse space into the new 1stdibs Gallery.

25 Spaces with Stylish Shelving

25 Spaces with Stylish Shelving

An arrangement of shelves from floor to ceiling can turn your wall into a proud storage space for displaying books, artwork and collectibles. Get inspired by these rooms with smart, attractive bookcases and built-ins.