How to decorate with antique commodes

Discover ten beautifully designed rooms where an antique French commode is the centerpiece. 

18th century French chest and contemporary artwork antique with modern

J Randall Powers selects an 18th century polished French commode to contrast a large contemporary artwork.

Antique trumeau mirror above double arbalette commode

A sage green and gilded trumeau mirror hangs above this beautifully crafted commode. The carvings on the side panels can also be appreciated from different aspects.

Antique French commode in modern home
The gilded bronze hardware on this book matched transition style commode pick up the warmth of the bamboo chair and yellow hues in the artwork in the home of painter Sally King Benedict. 
Antique French commode traditional interior
A marble-top commode is a practical and beautiful choice in this exceptional living room designed by SLC Interiors.

Unpainted antique commode in modern home

This crisp modern home featured by Planet Deco is a wonderful example of how to showcase antique pieces in a modern setting. 

Antique Louis Philippe mirror above French commode entryway decorating ideas

Interior designer Michael Biondo selects a dark timber commode for an entryway, paired with an antique gilded mirror and Kilim rug. 

Antique French commode Pierre Le Tan Paris apartment

French artist Pierre Le-Tan's Paris home displays his countless collectibles including a large bomb shaped commode. 

Bombe commode in library

A spectacular marquetry commode makes a lovely bar in the Duke of Northumberland's study at Alnwick Castle.

Antique French commode and mirror vignette

Thurston Boyd chooses a simple Provencal buffet for this cozy alpine chalet.

Small marble top French commode

At the Hôtel de Caumont in Aix-en-Provence, a Louis XV marble top commode displays a bust and blue and white china, and contrasts the painted wall paneling. 

Explore our collection of antique French commodes and buffets

Image credit: Veranda Magazine, Domino Mag, Planet Deco, Michael Biondo, Pierre Le-Tan, Tatler, Thurston Boyd and Hôtel de Caumont, Pinterest

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Gorgeous! Thank you for posting.

Brenda August 05, 2022

So breath taking. Beauty beyond words. It takes your imagination and inspiration into that world .

Awilda October 10, 2019

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