Chest of drawers in massive mahogany with an oak frame, with an eventful shape, opening by five drawers. On the front, two side doors revealing corner shelves. Gilded and gilt bronze garnish. Top in marine alabaster, stone of great rarity. This commode furniturez of Louis XV - Louis XVI period, Paris around 1765, is attributed to Canabas. Joseph Gegenbach dit Canabas is a cabinetmaker born in 1715 received master in 1766. He was known for using mahogany woods of high quality and exceptional color and for the perfection of his finishes, found on this chest of drawers.
To be compared to a chest of drawers stamped from Canabas at the Chateau du Martinet near Carpentras, ancestral home of the Isnards family.
Several works by this master cabinetmaker are shown at the Jacquemart-Andre Museum and the Nissim Museum of Camondo in Paris.