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
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
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
Address
Antiquario Villas and Cottages
1023 Main St. S
Woodbury CT 06798
US
(877) 958-8027
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in Woodbury, CT
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