Lot 1018* - A182 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 21. September 2017, 10.00 AM

LACQUER COMMODE "AU DECOR CHINOIS",

Louis XV, Venice ca. 1730/40.
Shaped wood, finely carved with shells, rocailles and decorative frieze, and in part gilt. Exquisitely lacquered all-around, with a group of figures in an idealized park landscape on an azure ground. Front with 2 drawers. Iron mounts. "Giallo di Breccia" marble top.
144x70x87cm

Provenance
- formerly owned by a Venetian noble family.
- from an Italian collection.

Literature:
- M. Griffo, Il mobile del seicento - Italy, Novara 1985; pp. 33-43 (general information on the development of Venetian furniture in the 17th/18th century).
- G. Morazzini, Il mobile veneziano del 700, Milan1958; II, Ill.l CDLXXIV (similar decorations).
- S. Levy, Il mobile veneziano edel Settecento, Milan 1964; I, Ill. XXXII and ibid., Lacche veneziane settecentesche, Milan 1967; I, Ill. 181-185.

CHF 250 000 / 350 000

€ 219 300 / 307 020

Sold for CHF 408 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.