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A suite of Italian blue lacquered and carved giltwood seat furniture, Parma, circa 1780
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182

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A suite of Italian blue lacquered and carved giltwood seat furniture, Parma, circa 1780
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A suite of Italian blue lacquered and carved giltwood seat furniture, Parma, circa 1780
comprising a sofa and four chairs, the sofa with an oblong back with curved ends with ribbon-tied floral top-rail, padded back, downscrolled arms on serpentine seat, the seat-rail with stylised Greek-key motif on fluted tapering legs and toupie feet, with similarly carved chairs with oval backs
the sofa 214cm. wide; 7ft. ¼in.
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Catalogue Note

Related Literature:
G. Cirillo, G. Godi, Il Mobile a Parma Fra Barocco e Romanticismo1600-1860, 1983

This suite of seat furniture in the neo-classical style with stylised Greek key decoration appears on seat furniture originating from Parma and is influenced by French Louis XVI models.

A chair with an oval pierced back with identical stylised Greek key motif on the seat-rail to that on the offered suite is illustrated by Cirillo and Godi, op. cit., p. 196, fig. 543.

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