• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 337

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY VITRINE-ON-STAND

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY VITRINE-ON-STAND
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The upper section with galleried top above a glazed door and sides, above three frieze drawers, on fluted legs joined by an undetier and paneled back
    76¾ in. (172 cm.) high, 37¼ in. (94.6 cm.) wide, 17 1/8 in. (44.1 cm.) deep


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    While unmarked, the present vitrine was a model produced most notably by Paul Sormani. A pair of very similar vitrines was sold at Christie's, New York, 24 April 2001, lot 152 ($37,600).