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Rare "Sedile a Pozzetto" seat
Rare "Sedile a Pozzetto" seat - Seating Style Renaissance Rare "Sedile a Pozzetto" seat - Rare "Sedile a Pozzetto" seat - Renaissance Antiquités - Rare "Sedile a Pozzetto" seat
Ref : 75056
Period :
<= 16th century
Provenance :
Italy, Florence
Medium :
Dimensions :
l. 22.83 inch X H. 31.5 inch X P. 17.32 inch
Seating  - Rare &quot;Sedile a Pozzetto&quot; seat <= 16th century - Rare &quot;Sedile a Pozzetto&quot; seat Renaissance - Rare &quot;Sedile a Pozzetto&quot; seat Antiquités - Rare &quot;Sedile a Pozzetto&quot; seat
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Rare "Sedile a Pozzetto" seat

Origin : Italy, Florence
Period : Late 15th - early 16th century

Height : 80 cm
Length : 58 cm
Depth : 44 cm

Usual restorations

This rare walnut seat belongs to a particular type of chairs called sedile a pozzetto. It stands on a moulded plinth. The back of the seat is made of seven planks within a moulded frame. The armrest tops the chair, highlighted by a dentil frieze. Below the heptagonal seat a compartment can be accessed through the central front panel.

Undoubtedly this sedile a pozzetto took place in an Italian studiolo. It embodies the transition between Medieval and Renaissance furniture. This piece testifies of a typical Florentine production, today very scarce. A similar model can be seen in Museo Horne, Florence.

Mario Tintini, Il Mobilio Florentino (1929), p. CCLXXII

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