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A pair of Italian rococo walnut commodes, Venice, second half 18th century
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A pair of Italian rococo walnut commodes, Venice, second half 18th century
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Venetian Legacy – An Italian Private Collection

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A pair of Italian rococo walnut commodes, Venice, second half 18th century
each of bombé serpentine form, the moulded top above two drawers in the concave frieze above two long drawers and carved apron, raised on short cabriole legs
each 84cm. high, 155cm. wide, 65cm. deep; 2ft. 9in., 5ft. 1in., 2ft. 1½in.
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Catalogue Note

S. Levy, Il Mobile Veneziano del Settecento.

Several related examples of this particular design are known. One sold Finarte, Rome, 27 October 1992, lot 429; another one sold Sotheby's London, 13 December 1996, lot 32 a third one - with single frieze drawer - sold Christie's Milan, 7-8 November 2000, lot 759. Levy (op. cit., fig. 97) illustrates another commode formerly in the collection of Tullio Silva, Milan.

A Venetian Legacy – An Italian Private Collection

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London