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A French 19th century Louis XV st. Bureau Plat signed Sormani

List: $64,500.00

A French 19th century Louis XV st. Bureau Plat signed Sormani

List: $64,500.00

A stunning and extremely high quality French 19th century Louis XV st. kingwood and tulipwood Bureau Plat signed Sormani, Paris. Raised on four cabriole legs with wrap around ormolu sabots and ormolu chutes. Intricately chased ormolu mounts of highly detailed... — Read More

  • Item # 6469
  • H: 30.75 in L: 54 in D: 30.25 in

    H: 78 cm L: 137 cm D: 77 cm

  • France
  • 19th Century
  • Kingwood, Ormolu, Tulipwood
  • Louis XV st. Read More
  • (Louis XV st.) - Also known as Louis Quinze or Rocaille, this style followed the traditions of French décor, until it took on a life and look of its own with decorations and motifs becoming more exuberant. The style was heavily influenced by the mistress of Louis XV, Madame de Pompadour, and marked the beginning of the Rococo movement. In his old age, from 1750 – 1774, Louis XV showed more signs of constraint in his design style and this period showed more signs of French Neoclassicism.
  • Paul Sormani Read More
  • Paul Sormani (1817-1877) One of the most renowned 19th century French cabinet maker and Bronzier of the highest quality. Paul Sormani established his firm in 1847 at 7 Cimetiere Saint-Nicolas in Paris. Sormani participated in major international exhibitions of 1855, 1862 and 1867. Awarded a bronze medal in 1849 and a first-class medal in 1855. At the Universal Exhibition of 1867, his work has been described as “A quality of workmanship of the highest order".
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