Paul Sormani writing desk in marquetry Napoleon III period
Geometric marquetry of rosewood, rosewood, mother-of-pearl and ebony fillets
The abatant is surrounded by a brass rod.
In the center a monogrammed shield topped by a count's crown
The upper part of curved form opens on a mailbox in rosewood
The lock is engraved P. SORMANI 114 R du Temple Paris
The lower part forms a writing case covered with cherry colored leather with a small iron
redone to nine and we discover 2 inkwells in crystal and a pencil box in rosewood
The lock works with its original key
Varnished with the stamp
In very good condition
Paul Sormani (1817-1877)
Sormani, famous manufacturers of furniture and bronzes of furnishing. The company, founded by Paul Sormani born in 1817, took a great extension after 1850. It took part in the Expositions from 1849 where it obtained numerous medals.
Paul Sormani established his store in 1847 at 7, cemetery Saint Nicolas, then in 1854 at 114, rue du Temple and finally in 1867 at 10, rue Charlot in Paris
The Empress Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III, will make the success of the house by decorating her palaces with the creations of Paul Sormani.
When Paul Sormani died, his son and mother took over the business under the name "Sormani Veuve Paul et Fils", starting in 1878.
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