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Important Renaissance carved walnut credenza
Important Renaissance carved walnut credenza - Furniture Style Renaissance
Ref : 93351
Period :
<= 16th century
Provenance :
Italy, Venice
Medium :
Dark walnut
Dimensions :
L. 65.35 inch X H. 48.82 inch X P. 24.41 inch
Galerie Gabrielle Laroche

Haute Epoque Fine Art

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Important Renaissance carved walnut credenza

Former collection of the Galleria d’Arte Antica Regina Cornaro.

This credenza was presented during the ‘IVth Mostra Mercato Internazionale dell’ Antiquariato, Tesori d’Arte a Venezia, Palazzo Grassi, 11 ottobre – 2 novembre 1980’, page 264.

Our credenza, exhaling strength and sobriety, opens with two door-leaves and three drawers in the belt. The belt supports a thick overlapping top.
Standing on lion’s paw feet and gadrooned base this very elegant credenza draw its rhythm and decor from its shape and structure.
On each end a carved panel depicts sophisticated classic dolphins while the doors present a sobre facade punctuated with metalic knobs in each corners.
In the centre, between the two doors, a vertical motif of a flowery garland highlight this contrast between the door-leaves and the rest of the facade creating a balance.
The drawers show carved flowery frieze and open with drop handles.

This important and rare credenza is characteristic of Venitian production, among the most beautiful pieces made in northern Italy.

Galerie Gabrielle Laroche


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