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A set of four Italian baroque revival carved walnut armchairs in the manner of Andrea Brustolon, Venice, late 19th century
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A set of four Italian baroque revival carved walnut armchairs in the manner of Andrea Brustolon, Venice, late 19th century
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Details & Cataloguing

A Venetian Legacy – An Italian Private Collection

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A set of four Italian baroque revival carved walnut armchairs in the manner of Andrea Brustolon, Venice, late 19th century
the shaped rectangular back and padded seat upholstered with later green velvet, the outscrolled moulded armrests above foliate scrolling legs joined by an acanthus-shaped stretcher
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Provenance

Semenzato Venezia, Gli Arredi dell'Abbazia di San Gregorio, 28 November 2002, lot 373

Literature

RELATED LITERATURE

G. Morazzoni, Il mobile veneziano del Settecento, Milan, 1958, vol. I, ill. 8;

C. Alberici, Il mobile veneto, Milan, 1980, p. 162;

E. Colle, Il mobile barocco in Italia, Milan, 2000, p. 281.

Catalogue Note

This set appears to be traditionally related to the workshop of Andrea Brustolon (1662-1732), the foremost Venetian carver between the end of the 17th century and the beginning of the 18th century.

A set of similar armchairs is found at Burghley House, Stamford. A set of six comparable armchairs was offered Sotheby's Milan, 23 June 2009, lot 33. 

A Venetian Legacy – An Italian Private Collection

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London