16 April 2009
A NORTH ITALIAN INLAID-WALNUT COMMODE
PIEDMONT, MID-18TH CENTURY
The shaped rectangular top inlaid with a coat-of-arms above four long drawers on bracket feet, the handles apparently 18th century and possibly associated
39 in. (99cm.) high, 51½ in. (131.5 cm.) wide, 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep
Bought from R. Calda, Antichita, Bologna.
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Examples of Piedmontese case furniture with related scroll inlay are illustrated in E. Quaglino, Il Mobile Piedmontese, Milan, 1966, ppp.88-89.
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