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Antique Kingwood & Marquetry Table De Toilette after Jean-François Oeben Attributed to Paul Sormani

Attributed to Paul Sormani

A late 19th century, French, kingwood and marquetry table de toilette after the model by Jean-François Oeben held in the V&A collection. The shaped top with central  floral marquetry panel with parquetry border sliding back above a frieze drawer fitted with easel mirror and side compartments lined with silk, supported by four slender cabriole legs ending in gilt bronze sabots.

Height 28 1/2″ (72.5cm)

Width 28 3/4″ (73cm)

Depth 14 1/2″ ( 37cm)


Circa 1870

This table can be attributed to Paul Sormani. For an identical table see Lot 124 Christies sale 8023 The opulent Eye-500 Years Decorative Arts Europe 22nd September 2011 engraved to the lock plate  ‘SORMANI PARIS  134 Bould Haussman