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An Italian Rococo Engraved Ivory and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid, Kingwood, Boxwood, Ebony, Amaranth and Carved and Giltwood Marquetry Rectangular Center Table, by Pietro Piffetti, probably after a design by Filippo Juvarra, Circa 1730-31

THE PIFFETTI TABLE FOR THE MARCHESE D'ORMEA

An Italian Rococo Engraved Ivory and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid, Kingwood, Boxwood, Ebony, Amaranth and Carved and Giltwood Marquetry Rectangular Center Table, by Pietro Piffetti, probably after a design by Filippo Juvarra, Circa 1730-31

An Italian Rococo Engraved Ivory and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid, Kingwood, Boxwood, Ebony, Amaranth and Carved and Giltwood Marquetry Rectangular Center Table, by Pietro Piffetti, probably after a design by Filippo Juvarra, Circa 1730-31

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THE PIFFETTI TABLE FOR THE MARCHESE D'ORMEA

An Italian Rococo Engraved Ivory and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid, Kingwood, Boxwood, Ebony, Amaranth and Carved and Giltwood Marquetry Rectangular Center Table, by Pietro Piffetti, probably after a design by Filippo Juvarra, Circa 1730-31


the central ebony cartouche inlaid with an ivory design of intertwining acanthus leaves and scrolls within a conforming border, on four cabriole legs terminating in ball and claw feet in carved and gilt walnut.

height 31¼ in.; width 36½ in.; depth 22½ in.

79.5 cm; 93 cm; 57 cm

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Probably commissioned by Carlo Vincenzo Ferrero d'Ormea (1680-1736), First Minister of King Carlo Emanuelle III of Savoy in 1730 and later Gran Cancelliere in 1742