LOUIS XVI CT399
LOUIS XVI CT399

Magnificent Italian demi-lune card table.
Marquetry with maple - box tree, palisander - veneers and exotic woods on pine wood.
Atrributed to Guiseppe Maggiolini (1738-1814), most important ebonist of Italian's Neo-Classicism, depicting foliage, flowers, hairlines, columns and ribbons in geometriccal pattern, chequered and diamond shaped with Maggiolini's characteristic musical instruments arrangement.
Lombardy (Italy), before 1800

29 1/2" (30 1/2") h, 37 3/4" w, 18 3/4" d

Reference: 1) page 146 Miller/Linley "Furniture" New York, 2005
2) pgs. 330, 331 Cozzi/Ponte "Furniture..." Novara, 1988

Provenance: Castle Pillnitz, Dresden/Germany



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