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170: Paul Sormani Louis XV style commode,

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Paul Sormani Louis XV style commode, the shaped and molded breche d'alep marble top over a bombe shaped two drawer cabinet, inlaid with elaborate floral marquetry and mounted with exceptional quality dore bronze. The lock plate of top drawer stamped, "Paul Sormani 10r Charlot, Paris" and "P. Sormani Paris" stamped into the top of the front legs under the marble. Paul Sormani (Italian/French, 1817-1877). Provenance: Ex Coll: Baroness Leigh who maintained residences in Geneva, Penzance and New York. By repute, this commode was purchased directly from Sormani in Paris in the 1860's for the family residence in Geneva and later moved to Penzance; Loyd-Paxton, Dallas, TX; Private Collection, Dallas, TX. 37.5"H x 67.25"W x 23.5"D

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Estimate $40,000 – $60,000
Starting Bid $20,000

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4:00 PM - Feb 29, 2012
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