An elegant and stunning mid size three drawer French mid 19th century Louis XV st. chest. This bombe shaped chest is raised on cabriole legs ornamented by ormolu sabots and inlaid in exotic wood marquetry amidst Rosewood. The three drawers have a detailed scrolled floral marquetry inlay with impressive scrolled ormolu handles. The sides have an elaborate and finely detailed scene of a heron in water surrounded by foliage, seagrass and a dragonfly. The sides also have an unusual and rare convex shaped area. All original hardware, marble & ormolu.