A Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted inlaid walnut commode, Paul Sormani
Lot 294W
A Louis XV/XVI transitional style gilt bronze mounted inlaid mahogany commode
Paul Sormani
late 19th century
Sold for US$ 11,250 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Louis XV/XVI transitional style gilt bronze mounted inlaid mahogany commode
Paul Sormani
late 19th century
The bréche violette marble top of bowed outline, the conforming case with guilloche decorated frieze fitted with a single drawer above two long drawers, on cabriole legs headed by foliate chutes trailing to paw sabots, the upper drawer inset with a brass plaque inscribed PAUL SORMANI 10 r Charlot Paris.
height 35in (90cm); width 53 1/4in (138cm); depth 21 3/4in (55cm)

Footnotes

  • Paul Sormani established the firm in 1847 at 7 Cimetière Saint-Nicolas in Paris and in 1867 moved to 10 rue Charlot. Whilst showing at all of the major Exhibitions in the second half of the 19th century, he became renowned for work of the highest quality after models of the 18th century.
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