Bombé: is a French term for any furniture piece with a rounded or convex shape – fronts and sides. The word bombé literally means bomb-shaped, cambered, or bulging. Popular during the French Regency period of Louis XV, the bowed shapes where often found on bureaus, chests of drawers and commodes. Because of its French pronunciation, the term is occasionally incorrectly spelled as “Bombay”.[Image sources: 1, 2] You might also like…
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