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19th Century French Colonial Faux-Bamboo and Burl Wood Semainier Commode Chest



Exceptional 7-drawer, locking Semainier chest from France. From the mid-19th century Aesthetic Movement era. Faux bamboo detail over gorgeous bird's-eye maple burl veneer. Solid oak construction. Bamboo stem front legs tapper to a realistic, hand carved bamboo "root clump". Clean front with no drawer pulls. Key serves as a pull to open drawers. Top is a precisely cut white veined red marble slab. Heirloom quality piece of furniture. All original. Drawer locks work smoothly.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 59.50 in. (151.13 cm)Width: 35.50 in. (90.17 cm)Depth: 19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Style
    Aesthetic Movement (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Less than average wear for a piece this old. A few dryness cracks on drawer edges.
  • Seller Location
    Las Vegas, NV
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1195221435282

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    Ships From: Las Vegas, NV
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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