19 March 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A FRENCH SILVERED-BRONZE TABLE-MIRROR
BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The cartouche-shaped frame elaborately cast with rocaille shells, flowers and scrolling acanthus leaves, signed PAUL SORMANI PARIS, the reverse with pierced support, signed SORMANI PARIS
27½ in. (70 cm.) high; 18½ in. (47 cm.) wide
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Please see lot 189 for a note on Paul Sormani.
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