199
199
A fine Italian rosewood, tulipwood and marquetry writing table, Tuscan, probably by Spighi
circa 1800
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 22,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
199
A fine Italian rosewood, tulipwood and marquetry writing table, Tuscan, probably by Spighi
circa 1800
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 22,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A fine Italian rosewood, tulipwood and marquetry writing table, Tuscan, probably by Spighi
circa 1800
the rectangular top with plain central section with fan motifs at each corner within a border with squared trompe-l'oeil motifs, above a frieze drawer and a frieze on all sides centered by an oval fan motif, on squared tapering legs inlaid partially to simulate fluting and headed by capitols hung with swags, on toupie feet 
77.5cm. high, 92.5cm. wide, 69cm. deep; 2ft. 6½in., 3ft. ½in., 2ft. 3¼in.
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Catalogue Note

The present table with lots 193 and 195 clearly shows the influence that English designers and furniture makers had towards the late 18th century in Italy, and more particularly in Florence. For two similar tables, see E. Colle, I Mobili di Palazzo Pitti: il Primo periodo Lorenese 1737-1799, Florence, 1992, p. 96, fig. 27 and S. Chiarugi, Botteghe di Mobilieri in Toscana, Vol.I , Florence, 1994, pp.94-95

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