A Sormani quarter-veneered bois satiné, tulipwood-banded, inlaid and ormulu-mounted two-piece bedroom suite, late 19th Century, French
Both pieces stamped 'SORMANI, PARIS' and with ink stamp '9059'
The inverted breakfront wardrobe, having a moulded cornice above an alternating floral roundel and parquetry-inlaid frieze, the central mirrored door enclosing shelves, the two outer panelled doors each with a segmentally-veneered gilt metal-edged oval and enclosing shelves and a short drawer, with gilt metal floral and medallion-cast mounts to the upper corners, and to the shaped apron, raised on six turned and tapering supports, 194cm wide x 51cm deep x 212cm high, together with a 4ft 8in double bedstead, the headboard having a quarter-veneered panel beneath a parquetry-inlaid frieze, the lower footboard with segmentally-veneered oval in a gilt metal beaded surround beneath a floral roundel-inlaid frieze, both with gilt metal mounts, with shaped rails, (2)
£1,500 - 2,500
US$ 2,300 - 3,800
1,800 - 2,900
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