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A North Italian Neoclassical Ormolu-Mounted Tulipwood, Rosewood and Marquetry Commode
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 54,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
372
A North Italian Neoclassical Ormolu-Mounted Tulipwood, Rosewood and Marquetry Commode
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 54,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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A North Italian Neoclassical Ormolu-Mounted Tulipwood, Rosewood and Marquetry Commode
in the manner of Giovanni Maffezoli, the later rectangular green breccia marble top above three drawers, inlaid sans traverse with an architectural scene surrounded by an egg-and-dart border, the sides veneered to match, the stiles inlaid with urns, classical flowers and vases, raised on square tapered legs veneered with guilloche, headed by butterflies and ending in ormolu sabots. Restored.
height 36 1/4 in.; width 47 3/4 in.; depth 19 in.
(92.1cm; 121.3cm; 48.3cm)
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Catalogue Note

Giovanni Maffezzoli (1776-1818), a native of Cremona, was the most gifted pupil of Giuseppe Maggiolini (1738-1814).

Large architectural scenes incorporating classical ruins are a distinctive feature of Maggiolini and Maffezzoli's style. A pair of commodes and a pair of small commodes by Maffezzoli inlaid with a very similar design as the side panel on the present lot sold, Sotheby's, London, December 9, 1994, lot 221 and 222.

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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New York