An important pair of North Italian late 18th century tulipwood, kingwood, walnut, fruitwood and parquetry commodes
Lot 21
An important pair of North Italian late 18th century tulipwood, kingwood, walnut, fruitwood and parquetry commodes
£60,000 - 80,000
US$ 100,000 - 130,000
Lot Details
An important pair of North Italian late 18th century tulipwood, kingwood, walnut, fruitwood and parquetry commodes
each with a rectangular top inlaid to the centre by a foliate medallion within bands of entrelacs, the front with rounded angles, above a long frieze drawer inlaid with paterae and scrolling acanthus leaves, above a further two long drawers decorated sans-traverses with similar inlay, the sides with similar inlaid panels, on circular tapering legs each headed by an inlaid foliate top, 119cm wide, 59cm deep, 85cm high (46.5in wide, 23in deep, 33in high). (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    A.G. Palacios, Il Gusto dei Principi, Arte di corte del XVII e del XVIII secolo, Vol I, Milan, 1993.
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