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A Venetian Legacy – An Italian Private Collection

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An Italian late baroque gilt a mecca walnut, burr walnut, fruitwood and mother-of-pearl inlaid tabernacle, Veneto early 18th century
the bulbous canopy above an open compartment, the front tabernacle door opening to a single compartment flanked by six Solomonic columns, on a plinth base and later stand; regilt, restorations
175cm. high, 94cm. wide, 50cm. deep; 5ft. 9in., 3ft. 1in., 1ft. 7¾in.
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Catalogue Note

Although probably made for private devotion in a family chapel, this tabernacle shares some resemblances with a number that are still present in the churches of the Veneto region of Northern Italy, such as the tabernacle in the Oratorio della Trinità, Vicenza.

A Venetian Legacy – An Italian Private Collection

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London