At times I run across antique Italian furniture with old plaster interior settings, and confuse my self thinking it is French. Sometimes the two styles are so a like that you can create an interior mixed with Italian furniture, even though it is French based, and no body would know the difference except of course an antique dealer or an interior designer. Just because you are decorating in French doesn't mean you cannot mix different styles. Many people love to mix antiques with modern furnishings, after all design for your home is based on what you like, not what a website or magazine tells you to do.
Stein World sells a really stunning black crackle finished chest that would be ideal in the bedroom, but also could double in a living room against a feature wall. Bombe chests like this are typically regarded as Italian, but also has some of the stunning features that French furniture is famous for. This chest sells for $479 and features some really fabulous gold details.