Antique French Sormani Walnut Marble Top Buffet

2313-3512 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

39 x 86.5 x 23.5

Location: Baton Rouge

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Hand-crafted by Parisian artisans around the middle of the Belle Epoch period, this grand and elegant antique French buffet features remarkable craftsmanship. Topped with its original marble and hand-crafted from fine French walnut in the manner of Henri II, the buffet is signed by Sormani on a center drawer lock ~ a famous Parisian furniture maker.
Veuve Paul Sormani Et Fils was owned by the widow of the highly esteemed furniture maker Paul Sormani (French-Italian 1817-1877). After his death around 1877 she and her son took over the management of the company continuing the tradition of producing fine French furniture of the highest caliber. The lock on the middle drawer proudly displays the signature of this most famous European maker of exquisite and fine furnishings.
Circa 1890s.
Measures 39 x 86.5 x 23.5.