An important and fine Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted marquetry commode
fourth quarter 19th century
The serpentine shaped breche d'alep marble top with stepped edge and outset rounded corners above a two drawers sans traverse with floral marquetry, feather and leaf cast scrolling encadrements and centering a shell mount; the outset corners headed by gilt bronze espagnolettes continuing to scrolled leaf cast sabots, the serpentine case sides with floral marquetry and encadrements; the lock plate inscribed Paul Sormani, 10 Rue Charlot, Paris.
height 36 1/2in (92cm); width 74in (188cm); depth 26 1/2in (67cm)
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