A fine 18th c. Louis XVI commode from the town of Castres the Southwest of France and in a style that is typical of this region. Made of solid walnut with three dovetailed drawers and three raised panels on the sides, all convex surfaces with incised details. The top is made from a single 1-1/4" thick plank. Interesting sculptural corner decorations ending in hoof feet. Beautiful bronze hardware is of the period, but not original to the piece. No locks. Minor restorations on the drawers and the runner of the one drawer. Waxed patina. An exceptional chest with good proportions and providing ample storage. Circa 1740-1760. 49"w x 25"d x 33"h.