This piece is what's called a “Bombe” chest after it's shape. These pieces were in the Louis XV Style first popular during the mid 1700's, but the style has been reproduced in several periods , the 1890's, the 1920's and again in the 1950's, it...Continue Reading
To the average person any late 19th Century lamp or figurine made of a
whitish stone with swirling patterns in it is deemed to be "Marble".The
truth is very few are deed marble, most are made of 'Alabaster".
Alabaster is a fine-grained rock called...