19 March 2008
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND TULIPWOOD MARQUETRY WRITING-TABLE
BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The shaped rectangular top with moulded surround inlaid with a cartouche and marquetry of summer flowers, above a similarly decorated shaped frieze, the front with a writing-slide, the sides each with a drawer, one stamped to the lockplate P. SORMANI PARIS/10 rue charlot, on cabriole legs headed by a foliate clasp and terminating in scroll sabots
28¼ in. (72 cm.) high; 29 in. (74 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep
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Please see lot 189 for a note on Paul Sormani.
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