Circa 19th Century Bombe Shape Louis XV Style French Petite Parquetry Three-Drawer Chest. Bombe comes from the French, meaning ‘curved.’ The parquetry is finely aligned in angled squares. This piece exudes a sophisticated and elegant allure. It features ebonized brass handles and foot mounts. This beautiful petite parquetry chest is perfect for a hall way or entryway of your home.