The Spring Interior Decorator
An exceptional Louis XV mint green and faux-marble painted bombe serpentine three-drawer commode,
French 18th Century
128cm wide, 66cm deep, 86cm high
This fabulous commode is a decorator's dream. Look at its classic lines that hail from the South of France, where painted furniture has been in Vogue since the 18th Century, when this incredible piece was made. Without the fuss and formality of Paris made furniture, commodes like this were made for the dining room originally, but today are more often used in bedrooms. Being such a visually stunning piece, it might be more likely used as show-piece in the living areas of a stylish contemporary or classic home. Equally at ease in a very modern glass and steel abode as it would be displayed on a stone floor, more akin to its Provincial origins.