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.

Details

  • Period
    19th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Mother-of-Pearl
    Ormolu
  • 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
  • Dimensions
    32.5 in. H x 30.5 in. W x 18 in. D
    83 cm H x 77 cm W x 46 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Number of Items
    3
  • Reference Number
    LU8667821380
About the Seller

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Located in Woodbury, CT

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