Description & Technical information

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 bronze mounts forming lion heads bearing rings in their mouth.

Date:  1760
Period:  1750-1850
Origin:  Italy, Turin
Medium: Ebony, Boxwood, Ormolu mounts, Walnut briar
Dimensions: 83 x 125 x 57 cm (32⁵/₈ x 49¹/₄ x 22¹/₂ inches)
Exhibitions: Turin townhall for the exhibition lottery in November 1779

Categories: Furniture