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Napoleon III Sormani 'Rococo' Jardiniere Table

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An ebonised and lacquered Louis XV influenced, ormolu mounted, mother of pearl and ormolu inlaid metamorphic jardiniere with shelf; converting back to a galleried gueridon or side table, when its top is in place to cover the planting container. Attributed to Paolo Sormani, born Venice 1817; died Paris 1877.

Napoleon III Sormani 'Rococo' Jardiniere Table

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ATTRIBUTED TO: Paul Sormani (Designer)
OF THE PERIOD: Napoleon III
PLACE OF ORIGIN: France
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: c. 1860
PERIOD: 19th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Ebonised beechwood inlaid, Mother-of-Pearl, ormolu quatrefoil, mounted, ormolu, Tin planting container
MATERIALS NOTES: Ebonised beechwood inlaid with mother of pearl and ormolu quatrefoil; mounted with ormolu. Tin planting container.
CONDITION: Good. Unusually fine intact antique condition with no inlay or mounting losses. The metal inset planting container structure was corroded through at its bottom corners as shown in the detail images; necessitating re-fabrication and replacement..
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT: 32.5 in. (83 cm)
WIDTH: 30.5 in. (77 cm)
DEPTH: 18 in. (46 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Woodbury, CT
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 3
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU8667821380
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Antiquario Villas and Cottages
1023 Main St. S Woodbury, CT 06798 United States 203-263-2211 | 203-263-7888
Dealer Reference Number: 1306 ANOO/SW
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