LOUIS XVI CT399
LOUIS XVI CT399

Magnifficent Italian Neo-Classical marquetry demi lune card table with maple, boxtree, exotic woods and palisander in the manner of Guiseppe Maggiolini (1738-1814) - most important ebonist in Italian Neo-Classicism - depicting foliage, flowers, hairlines, columns and ribbons in geometrical pattern, chequered and diamond shaped with Maggiolini's characteristic musical instruments arrangement.
Italy (Lombardy), before 1800's
29 1/2" (30 1/2") h, 37 3/4" w, 18 3/4" d
Provenance: Castle Pillnitz, Dresden
References: 1) page 146 Miller/Linley "FURNITURE", New York, 2005; 2) pages 330, 331 Cozzi/Ponte "Furniture...", Novara, 1988



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