17 janvier 2017

The Pietro Piffetti personal bombe commode, Italy, Turin, Circa 1760

Pietro Piffetti (Turin 1701 - Turin 1777), The Pietro Piffetti personal bombe commode, Italy, Turin, Circa 1760. Walnut briar, ebony, boxwood and ormolu mounts, 83 x 125 x 57 cm. Burzio at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017.  It was the third(N.3) of fourteen works of art by Piffetti in a lottery that took place in November 1779 in Turin, following his death. “N.3.Two commodes shaped as urns in walnut briar with four drawers with low profiles, in three rows resembling ribbons and ebony bands with gilt... [Lire la suite]