Italian Antique Furniture

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Italian, Regence period mirror a parcloses
Item No. 1203
Italian, Regence period mirror a parcloses

In solid, carved giltwood. Circa 1725.

75" high by 38" wide
Pair of Italian, Neoclassical period candelabras
Item No. 1199
Pair of Italian, Neoclassical period candelabras

In solid, carved giltwood; each having seven arms in gilt iron. Adorned with acanthus leaves; fluted central stem; the whole resting upon a tripd base with clawed feet.

33" high by 17" in diameter
Italian Rococo carved giltwood console table
Item No. 1196
Italian Rococo carved giltwood console table

Fitted with an onyx top.

36" high by 47" wide by 28" deep
Apulian, red-figured, terra cotta lekanis (two-handled, ancient Greek bowl)
Item No. 1143
Apulian, red-figured, terra cotta lekanis (two-handled, ancient Greek bowl)

The cover painted with a naked male figure sitting and holding a spear and a seated woman on opposite sides, the two separated by palmette friezes, the rim of the lid decorated with a repeating, wave pattern.

Circa: 340 B.C.E.

10½" wide by 6½" high
Exceptional, Venetian, Rococo period, Lacca Povera commode scriban
Item No. 1185
Exceptional, Venetian, Rococo period, Lacca Povera commode scriban

The rectangular top above the slant-front, opening to a writing surface with a central pigeonhole flanked by four short drawers, above the serpentine-fronted body with two long drawers, the paneled sides, raised on cabriole legs.

Lacca Povera (also known as "Lacca Contrafatta") was a form of art originating in Venice incorporating decoupage (the cutting out of figural or natural forms), which are adhered to a solid surface, painted and hand-engraved, and then covered with a layer of layer of lacquer.

Mid-18th century.

50" wide by 43" high by 22¾" deep
Italian, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 1173
Italian, Renaissance period cassone

In solid carved walnut, vigorously sculpted with leaves, vines and other vegetation; the fašade featuring framed allegorical figures and flanked by caryatids, the gadrooned lid with tabernacle featuring sliding door which opens to reveal secret compartment, the bottom apron adorned with garlands of fruit, the whole resting upon elongated claw feet. Circa: 1550. Tuscany.

67" wide by 35" high by 27½" deep
Italian, Baroque period, credence
Item No. 1164
Italian, Baroque period, credence

In solid, carved walnut; with two doors, which open to reveal a single shelf; the panels framed in a guilloche pattern; the whole resting upon four bracket feet.

From Tuscany. Circa 1670

61½" wide by 48½" tall by 27½" deep
Pair of Italian, Neoclassical period Torcheres
Item No. 1163
Pair of Italian, Neoclassical period Torcheres

Painted and parcel-gilded adorned with acanthus leaves, ram's heads, pateraes, and garlands, resting upon claw feet. Circa 1810-1815.

64" high by 13" diameter
Italian, Renaissance style refectory table
Item No. 1162
Italian, Renaissance style refectory table

In solid, carved walnut; carved on all four sides with gadrooned edge; the top inset with leather writing surface; the whole support vigorously carved with acanthus leaves and caryatids. Rome, circa 1825.

57" wide
Pair of Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, blue-painted and parcel-gilded bergeres
Item No. 1161
Pair of Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, blue-painted and parcel-gilded bergeres

Each having a gondola back, bacchic mask, and upholstered in a blue silk brocade. Late 18th century.

39" high (at the back) by 26" wide by 24" deep
Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel-gilt chest of drawers
Item No. 1155
Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel-gilt chest of drawers

Having two small drawers above two large drawers. Late 18th century.

36" high by 45¾" wide by 21¾" deep
Gallo-Roman amphora
Item No. 1144
Gallo-Roman amphora

In terra cotta. Recovered from the floor of the Mediterranean Sea between 1960 and 1972.

50-200 AD.

24" high
Italian, Baroque period cabinet
Item No. 1142
Italian, Baroque period cabinet

In ebonized rosewood inset with etched ivory panels depicting frolicking cherubim, having two cabinet doors which open to reveal eight interior drawers above two additional drawers, the whole resting upon four bun feet.

17th century.
Ancient Canosan funerary vase
Item No. 1140
Ancient Canosan funerary vase

In painted terra cotta in the form of a sculpted female figure serving as a handle above a highly stylized head surrounded by leaf petals and centered with a floral emblem.

From Canosa (part of Magna Graecia, ancient Greece, now part of Italy). Fourth Century BCE

21" high
Renaissance period coffret (document box)
Item No. 1127
Renaissance period coffret (document box)

Of rectangular form, in solid walnut, having carved floret-framed paneled sides and the fašade with carvings of maps and telescopes, the whole resting atop four paw feet.

Early 17th century. Florence.

19" wide by 11½" high by 11½" deep
Pair of Venetian, Rococo period, painted and parcel-gilded console tables
Item No. 1126
Pair of Venetian, Rococo period, painted and parcel-gilded console tables

With original Carrara marble tops. Mid-18th century.
Italian, neoclassical style, alabaster pedestal
Item No. 1114
Italian, neoclassical style, alabaster pedestal

19th century.
Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry inlaid bureau plat
Item No. 1109
Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry inlaid bureau plat

In walnut, rosewood, and boxwood having marquetry inlay on all four sides and top. The top and sides centered by decorative urns, the front having five drawers and a pull-out writing surface.

Milan, circa 1780.

52" wide
Very fine, Genoese, Rococo period console table
Item No. 933
Very fine, Genoese, Rococo period console table

In solid, elaborately carved giltwood with Serravezza marble top, pierced skirt centered by a Rococo foliate ornament, complex volute floral and foliate-carved cabriole legs, and arched foliate stretcher. Mid-18th century.

Provenance: Formerly part of the furnishings at The Audubon House, Key West, FL; previously on exhibition at the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL.

47" wide by 33" high by 23" deep
Italian, Rococo period, walnut console
Item No. 838
Italian, Rococo period, walnut console

With wooden top painted to resemble marble and legs terminating in pied de sabots. From Naples. Mid-18th century.

60" wide by 35" high by 26½" deep



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