A piece of furniture, so named according to temporary fashion
A chest of drawers or a bureau.
A French term used to describe an important piece of cabinet furniture with drawers made to go against the wall. The commode was first seen in England during the reign of George II and illustrated in the Director in the mid-18th century. Commodes that were japanned, inlaid and painted were a feature of late Georgian furniture.
French term to describe a low bureau or cabinet
a low enamels made from powdered glass to which metallic oxide Oriental export porcelain
an occasional table supported by a cupboard, sometimes also with drawers
Literally, "comfortable" or "convenient." Chest of drawers, a furniture type introduced toward the end of the 17th century.
A French chest of drawers with a wood or marble top raised on legs.
initially referred to a specific piece of furniture, common in France, that is a chest of drawers set on legs. These days the term is often used to describe any low chest containing doors or drawers.
Small, low chest with doors or drawers.
A highly decorated chest of drawers or cabinet, often of bombé shape, with applied mounts.
French term for a chest-of-drawers
The commode is a loosely defined type of chest or cabinet, usually low, and used against the wall as a receptacle, bureau, chest, console, etc. It may have doors or drawers. COMPO A mixture of resin and other materials for the fabrication or molding of relief for application. (Billiard balls are made of a mixture called compo).
A low cabinet, often containing drawers. A stand or cupboard containing a washbasin or chamber. Derived from the French word "commodious" meaning "convenient".
18th Century French chest of drawers. The English also use the term to mean a chest of drawers. Usually, a commode is highly decorated, with or without drawers and on short legs with a rounded or serpentine front. They sometimes have cupboards. Often the French commodes are more highly decorated with gilt-bronze mounts, veneering, and marquetry, and usually with a marble top. They were used mainly in salons and the more important rooms. The word means "commodious" or "convenient" and were often used for storage.
a low cabinet usually containing drawers. Also known as a chest or bureau
a low, small chest, usually with drawers or doors.
A low chest of drawers and/or doors or a cabinet on legs which usually stands against a wall.
French word for a low chest of drawers, often with a bowed front; in Victorian times, it referred to a nightstand that concealed a chamber pot.
Low, small chest generally used against a wall and fitted with drawers and doors. Chippendale produced many fine designs and probably was the first to plan the commode for the bedroom and clothing storage.
A Commode is any of several pieces of furniture.