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    A Monumental French Louis XVI Style Giltwood and Marble Center Table

    Paul Sormani (1817-1871), Paris, France
    Late Nineteenth Century
    Gilded wood, breche violet marble
    Stamped: P. SORMANI
    34.5 in. high x 97 in. wide x 57 in. deep

    With a rounded rectangular molded breche violet marble top with cut-out corners above a breakfront frieze carved with fluting and guilloche, centering cartouches, with pierced carved berry and laurel swags; on eight square tapering legs carved with berry and laurel pendants, each pair centering a turned tapering stop-fluted support with a shaped plinth supporting two cherubs, on leaf-tip carved square tapering feet; a pierced intricately carved foliate H-stretcher centering a carved flower-filled basket.

    Provenance:
    Private Collection, Argentina
    Collection of Mrs. Barbara Woodard Lips, San Antonio, Texas
    Mayo Foundation, sold Christie's East, New York, October 24, 1995
    Hendershott Collection




    Condition Report*: Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age. Losses and flaking to gilding.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    19th-20th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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