Paul Sormani, Paris, circa 1875
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Paul Sormani, Paris, circa 1875

A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, BOIS SATINÉ, EBONY AND MARQUETRY COMMODE

Details
Paul Sormani, Paris, circa 1875
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, BOIS SATINÉ, EBONY AND MARQUETRY COMMODE
The brèche d'Alep marble top above a two drawers decorated sans-traverse and mounted with rocaille encadrements, the sides similarly inlaid, the angles with espagnolette busts, the lock plate engraved 'P. SORMANI PARIS 10 R. Charlot'
38 in. (96.5 cm.) high; 76 ¾ in. (195 cm.) wide; 26 ¾ in. (68 cm) deep
Provenance
The Property of a Pacific Northwest Collector; Bonham’s, San Francisco, 14 June 2010, lot 5303 ($128,000).
Special notice

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