Lot 6338

An elegant French Sormani box, Paris, 19th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | O86kua | Online auction | 905 Lots

Starting Price € 800

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Description

The straight, strictly geometrical wooden body is mounted on four small brass ball feet and veneered in selected rosewood and burl wood, partly inlaid in brass and partly ebonised. On the lid an owner's monogram "F.M" in engraved mother-of-pearl. The inside is lined with bluish silk. On the lock frame an engraved brass plate with the ebonist's name: "P. SORMANI, Rue Charles 10, PARIS". Feet, hinges, lock and bolt in gilded brass. Dimensions 13 x 28.5 x 20.5 cm. Slight damage due to age and wear. Minor flaws in the veneer. One brass trim is missing.

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General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 905 lots. The auction starts on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am. The pre-sale view will take place from 2.12. until 5.12.2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).