The Bombe Chest (often misspelled as Bombay) is a style that originated during the reign of Louis XV in response to the relaxation of royal design tastes following the death of Louis XIV (who preferred classically proportioned pieces).
The bow front, inlay or drawer painting and marble tops all offered a sense of exoticism and orientalism (in other words not classical design).
Our chest is rather younger that the reign of Louis XV (d. May 10, 1774), on the order a couple of hundred years or more. There are a few small flaws in this piece. There are a couple raised spots in the veneer, one small chip at the top of a drawer face and two linear cracks in one of the sides. Overall though it is in fairly good condition and the marble top is quite nice.
The chest measures 50 1/2 inches wide, 35 1/2 inches tall and about 22 inches deep.