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Ignazio Revelli Italian Transitional Louis XV/Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted and marquetry Chest of Drawers

Ref#C-1399 | Description

A distinctive Italian Transitional Louis XV/Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted, veneer and marquetry inlaid Chest of Drawers on the manner of Ignazio Revelli,

The fine moulded marble top above a confronting frieze of two large drawers magnificently inlaid with exquisite marquetry patterns of a central urn with scrolls and floral blossoming bouquets with finely chiseled foliate ring handles surmounted and connected to ribbon-tied ormolu medallion,

The contour of the chest surrounding the drawers is inlaid with Meander/Greek Key pattern, the design is repeated to the sides and all above tapered legs veneer inlaid and applied with filet, surmounted with Leaf-and-Dart ormolu caps and terminated in ormolu beaded and stripped sabots.


120 x 60 x 94 cm

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Ignazio Revelli (1756:1836):

Ignazio Revelli was an Italian furniture maker and marquetry craftsman from Vercelli Italy. He worked from 1791 for the royal court in Turin, and by 1800 had been joined in his workshop by his son Luigi (1776–1858). They produced pictures representing views of famous monuments, prisons and architectural perspectives.