23 November 2010
A PAIR OF ITALIAN GILTWOOD WINDOW STOOLS
VENICE, CIRCA 1740
Each shaped seat covered in close-nailed tiger-print velvet, over a floral, C-scroll and ruffle-pierced apron, on cabriole legs, with three red ink-inscribed labels 58003/2 banchetti Venezie dorati (700), reverse unfinished, gilding possibly original
26¼ in. (67 cm.) wide
Principe Giovanelli Collection, Venice.
Giuseppe Rossi; Sotheby's London, 10 March 1999, lot 114.
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S. Levy, Il Mobile Veneziano del Settecento, Milan, 1964, plate 95.
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