A superb antique French faux bamboo petite salesman sample or apprentice footed chest of drawers with marble top. Gorgeous patina & wonderfully made.
Salesman samples & apprentice chests were toted about by travelling salesmen as a way to sell the furniture they had on offer as well as the craftsmanship of the form. Highly collectible, they work beautifully, as objects simply to display yet they are also functional and appealing storage pieces for small things, buttons, jewellery, photographs, paperwork etc.
Measures 12" w x 6" d x 11" h.