• A Cabinet of Curiosities Selec auction at Christies

    Sale 2393

    A Cabinet of Curiosities Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections

    28 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 237

    AN ITALIAN INALAID-IVORY, STAINED FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY, PARQUETRY AND PENWORK PANEL

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN INALAID-IVORY, STAINED FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY, PARQUETRY AND PENWORK PANEL
    18TH CENTURY
    Depicting an architectural facade above two figural vignettes with a pencil inscription 'GUARDI LA QUELLA BELLA FIGURE' and 'MADEMMA COCO LO LI MA LE BURLA GIO', within a later ebonized frame
    29 in. (74 cm.) high, 40 in. (101.5 cm.) wide


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