Diminutive Walnut 19th Century Marble Top Commode, the serpentine variegated top above cross banded drawers, scalloped skirt, on cabriole legs with scrolled toes. H:26" W:30.5" D:19" The term Commode is a French form of low chest of drawers, originally intended for the drawing room, dating from the mid 17th Century amd very popular in the 18th Century. It became a term used for bedroom cupboards in the 19th Century. Located just 3 minutes south of Santa Barbara in an antique community, the store Lifestyle Antiques specializes in Italian , French and Spanish Furnishings and Decorative Arts. The elegant collection is located in the heart of Summerland, California, and offers the finest high-end European Antiques, Decorative Arts, and Home Furnishings on the South Coast. We feature a rich collection which varies from Murano lamps, decorative pillows, Chandeliers, Mirrors and a fine selection of antique home furnishings. For your convenience you may shop on line: www.lifestyleantiques.com .