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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.
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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 consistent with age and use
32.5 in. H x 30.5 in. W x 18 in. D
83 cm H x 77 cm W x 46 cm D
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