A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted mahogany and ebony breakfront vitrine- bibliotheque
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A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted mahogany and ebony breakfront vitrine- bibliotheque

BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted mahogany and ebony breakfront vitrine- bibliotheque
By Paul Sormani, Paris, Third quarter 19th Century
The stepped pediment above a Vitruvian scroll frieze centred by a shell mount, the central glazed door set with grillage, flanked to each side by a further door with glazed panel, the interior of each fitted with adjustable shelves, the panelled sides with inlaid ebony and acanthus-cast surround, above an acanthus and flower-head frieze and three lower panelled cupboard doors, each angle with a fluted pilaster, on acanthus-cast toupie feet; the central door lockplate engraved P. SORMANI/10 rue Charlot/Paris
88 in. (224 cm.) high; 67 in. (170 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep
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Lot Essay

Please see lot 40 for a note on Paul Sormani.

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