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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, AMBOYNA, TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE

    AFTER ROGER VANDERCRUSE DIT LACROIX, BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, AMBOYNA, TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE
    AFTER ROGER VANDERCRUSE DIT LACROIX, BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The breakfront brèche de Saint-Maximin marble top above an entrelac and scrolling acanthus frieze fitted with three drawers, over a pair of trellis parquetry drawers centred to the bottom by an acanthus mount, with similarly inlaid shaped sides, the rounded angles headed by laurel-festooned fluted clasps, on tapering legs and lion-paw feet; the top of the carcass stamped 'P. SORMANI/PARIS', the central drawer with brass plate engraved 'PAUL SORMANI/10, r. Charlot'
    35¾ in. (91 cm.) high; 54 in. (137 cm.) wide; 21¾ in. (55.5 cm.) deep


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