A Louis XV style ormolu-mounted kingwood bureau plat
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A Louis XV style ormolu-mounted kingwood bureau plat

BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A Louis XV style ormolu-mounted kingwood bureau plat
By Paul Sormani, Paris, Third quarter 19th Century
The rectangular top inset with a black leather writing surface, each angle flanked by a scrolling shell mount clasp, above three frieze drawers, the back with similar simulated drawers, the sides flanked by bearded masks, on cabriole legs each headed by an espagnolette and terminating in an acanthus sabot; the central drawer lockplate engraved P. SORMANI PARIS/10 rue Charlot
29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 55¼ in. (140.5 cm.) wide; 31¾ in. (81 cm.) deep
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

Please see lot 40 for a note on Paul Sormani.

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