7 October 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE WEST COAST COLLECTION
A NORTH ITALIAN WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT SETTEE
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, LOMBARDY
With swan-carved arm supports, upholstered in gold patterned fabric, with splayed front legs
The Collection of Gianni Versace; Sotheby's, New York, 5-7 April 2001, lot 527.
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M. Agnellini, Mobili Italiani dell'Ottocento, 1991, p. 56.
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