Paul Sormani (1817 - 1877)
A near pair of French gilt-bronze mounted mahogany, sycamore, amaranth and marquetry commodes demi-lune, circa 1870
one with a red marble top stamped 'Sormani' below the marble; the other one with a white marble top, the lock signed 'Sormani / 10 rue Charlot Paris'
Haut. 88,5 cm, larg. 79 cm, prof. 40 cm ; height 34 2/3 in., width 31 in., depth 15 /3/4 in.