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    Sale 7569

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    19 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 181

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, HAREWOOD AND PARQUETRY COIFFEUSE

    BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, HAREWOOD AND PARQUETRY COIFFEUSE
    BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The kidney-shaped top inset with trellis parquetry surmounted by winged caryatids supporting an oval mirror-plate and flanked by 'S'-scroll candelabra branches, the frieze set to the front with a central drawer, the lockplate inscribed SORMANI PARIS/134 Boulevard Haussmann, and flanked to each side by a short drawer, on square-set tapering legs terminating in acanthus paw sabots
    30 in. (76 cm.) high; 45 in. (115 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58 cm.) deep; The mirror: 23½ x 15½ in. (60 x 39 cm.)


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    Please see lot 189 for a note on Paul Sormani.

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