Sale 628 Lot 27
A Louis XV Style Secretaire A Abattant with Vernis Martin Decoration and Gilt Bronze Mounts
paul sormani,third-quarter 19th century
inscribed Paul Sormani on a bronze plaque on the inside of drop lid, with Fichet lock; the drop lid opens to an iron safe with lock and key.
Height 52 inches.
Repair to break of drop down desk panel involving retouching of original painting, slight loss to veneer at edges, slight warping and nicks to side panels along with areas of repair and fill at back edge of both panels.