Italian Antique Furniture

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Italian, painted and parcel-gilded six-light chandelier
Item No. 679
Italian, painted and parcel-gilded six-light chandelier

In solid, carved wood. Late 19th or early 20th century.

36" high by 30" diameter
Tuscan, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 664
Tuscan, Renaissance period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. 16th century.
Italian, Louis XV period 'cartonnier'
Item No. 614
Italian, Louis XV period "cartonnier"

Crème painted with ebonized accents, having four leather drawers above the writing surface and separated by a display alcove (shown here with Item 316, Greco-Roman, porcelain urn). 18th century.

62" wide by 40" deep by 48" tall
Northern Italian, Rococo period, silver leaf console table
Item No. 587
Northern Italian, Rococo period, silver leaf console table

With ochre color marble top having a green border. Mid-18th century.

53" wide by 27" deep by 37" high
Louis XV style, Italian bureau plat
Item No. 414
Louis XV style, Italian bureau plat

With painted verde gris finish and embossed leather writing surface, exaggerated cabriole legs ending in pied de sabots. Late 18th or early 19th century.

65" wide by 29" deep by 30" high
Italian, Neoclassical (Retour d'Egypt), carved and painted giltwood mirror
Item No. 280
Italian, Neoclassical (Retour d'Egypt), carved and painted giltwood mirror

With gilded sphinxes and foliage motif. Late 18th century or early 19th century.

48" wide by 70" high
Pair of Venetian, Neoclassical Gondola lanterns
Item No. 565
Pair of Venetian, Neoclassical Gondola lanterns

Mounted on poles. With largely original polychrome surface. Late 18th century.

Lanterns without poles are 36" high by 12" wide. Poles are 58" high.
Pair of Italian, painted corner cabinets
Item No. 285
Pair of Italian, painted corner cabinets

Two 19th century, Italian, Neo-classical corner cabinets with polychrome finish.

51" high by 29" wide by 17" deep (at center)
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Sicilian, Renaissance style, Faience apothecary jar
Item No. 1135
Sicilian, Renaissance style, Faience apothecary jar

Second half of the 18th century.
Italian, Baroque style, scagliola panel
Item No. 1129
Italian, Baroque style, scagliola panel

Decorated with flowers and foliage surrounded by an onyx border, the whole resting upon a modern, wrought iron base. Circa 1825-1830.
Pair of Italian, Neoclassical, white-painted and parcel-gilt demi-lune console tables
Item No. 895
Pair of Italian, Neoclassical, white-painted and parcel-gilt demi-lune console tables

Ornamented with Neoclassical elements including acanthus leaves, acorns, vines, pateraes, resting upon four tapered and fluted legs. With later conforming rose marble tops with beveled edges. Florence, Italy. Circa 1785.

35¾" high by 49¾" wide by 25½" deep
Italian Neoclassical painted and parcel-gilt silk upholstered settee
Item No. 1079
Italian Neoclassical painted and parcel-gilt silk upholstered settee

The crestrail centered by ribbon-tied flowers surmounting a molded frame, raised on fluted tapering legs. Late 18th century.

37" high by 78" wide by 22¼"deep
Pair of very fine, Italian, Empire period curule seats
Item No. 1036
Pair of very fine, Italian, Empire period curule seats

In solid, carved giltwood. First quarter of the 19th century.

The curule seat was first used by the Ancient Romans to denote political or military power. It was adopted by later European rulers, including Napoléon Bonaparte.

38" wide by 21" deep by 29" high
Pair of Italian, Rococo style, painted and silvered fauteuils
Item No. 1042
Pair of Italian, Rococo style, painted and silvered fauteuils

Late 18th or early 19th century. (One of identical pair shown)
Set of ten fine, Venetian, Rococo style, painted and parcel-gilded dining chairs
Item No. 1025
Set of ten fine, Venetian, Rococo style, painted and parcel-gilded dining chairs

Comprised of two armchairs and eight sidechairs, back-splats painted with various noble figures. Circa 1830-1840.
Fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel-gilded, diminutive console table
Item No. 913
Fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel-gilded, diminutive console table

With Carrera marble top. Circa 1780.

34" wide by 31" high by 13" deep
Important, Italian, Renaissance period, giltwood and pastiglia cassone
Item No. 836
Important, Italian, Renaissance period, giltwood and pastiglia cassone

The arched top decorated and star-shaped motif centered by a coat-of-arms, above a rectangular body decorated in pastiglia with figures in procession, the sides with similar star-shaped motif on bracket legs. Circa 1430, with restorations.

Provenance: Formerly part of the collection of Émile Gavet (1830-1904), Paris; sold to William K. Vanderbilt and Alva Vanderbilt Belmont (1853-1933) at Marble House in Newport, Rhode Island; possibly later conveyed to John Ringling (1866-1936) in Sarasota, Florida.

29½" high by 71½" wide by 23¼" deep
Pair of fine, Italian Maiolica Jars
Item No. 956
Pair of fine, Italian Maiolica Jars

Each of globular form, painted with flowers and foliage. 17th century.

14½" tall
Very fine, Italian, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 936
Very fine, Italian, Renaissance period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. 16th century and later.

31½" high by 72½" wide by 23½" deep (all measurements including base)
Pair of very fine, Venetian, Baroque period, carved giltwood and silvered wall consoles
Item No. 929
Pair of very fine, Venetian, Baroque period, carved giltwood and silvered wall consoles

With tripod bases. Circa 1740.



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