Description & Technical information

A North Italian ormolu-mounted kingwood, tulipwood, satinwood and parquetry demilune commode, attributed to Giuseppe Viglione (1748-1823), Turin late 18th Century.A Grigio di Valdieri figured marble top above a demilune case with an architectural parquetry frieze, fitted with a central drawer above two transverse veneered drawers,with lateral ionic capitals patterns, flanked by cabinet doors, on tapering cylindrical legs.

Medium: kingwood, tulipwood, satinwood
Dimensions: 94 x 138.5 x 56.5 cm (37⁰/₁ x 54¹/₂ x 22¹/₄ inches)
Provenance: European private collection
Literature: Published:
•Roberto Antonetto; Il Mobile Piemontese del settecento; Vol.I, p.306, Fig I.C, U.Allemandi Torino 2010.
•Roberto Antonetto; Il Mobile Piemontese del settecento; Vol.I, pp.304,312, U.Allemandi Torino 2010.
•Giancarlo Ferraris; Pietro Piffetti e gli ebanisti a Torino, pp.189,190,191;and pp.249,250,251; U.Allemandi Torino 1992
Categories: Furniture