French & Continental Furniture
Henry Thomas Peters
Table top of various Sicilian jaspers, petrified wood, and Nero del Belgio, in a frame of chiselled silver, attributed to the Royal Pietre Dure Manufactory in Naples, early 19th century. On a slightly later stand of sculpted mahogany attributed to Enrico Tommaso Peters, Genoa, c. 1830.
A Roman Rococò Carved Giltwood Console Table, with a serpentine veneered Pavonazzetto Romano marble top.
An Italian Neoclassical carved, veneered and ebonized cherry wood cylindrical pedestal cupboard with a Nero del Belgio marble top, on an unusual sliding square base.
A very important and unique pair of late-Baroque Italian polychrome majolica two- light wall-sconces
Jacopo Maria Foggini
The Mattias De Medici Blue Boys. A pair of Florentine Baroque polychrome lacca wood sculptures with glass eyes attributed to Jacopo Maria Foggini (c.1620–1684). Florence, third quarter of the seventeenth century
A pair of Italian carved giltwood `X'-frame folding stools, Piedmontese, Circa 1740, with a rectangular loose cushion seat, above `X'-frame baluster supports carved with scrolls, centered by a patera, joined by shaped stretchers centered by a stylised scallop-shell, on outward scrolled feet.
Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo
A North Italian fruitwood, walnut, ebony , boxwood, tulipwood and kingwood microcarving portrait relief miniature attributed to Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo (1745-1820), depicting a standing Mars with cuirass, feathered helmet and sword, holding a spear with his right and a shield on his left hand.
An Italian carved and giltwood neoclassical Console table, with a rectangular peperino top with Roman ancient alabastro a pecorelle veneer, now in an important European private collection.
A SET OF EIGHT NORTH-ITALIAN ROYAL RESTAURATION STOOLS, carved by Giovan Battista Parodi gilded by Agostino Laviosa, Genoa,1821.Now in an important European private collection.
A north Italian neoclassical giltwood console, Genoa, last quarter XVIII c. Now in a private collection in New England.
Two portrait busts of Rousseau and Voltaire, Orleans manufactory, France.Now in a private collection in Turin.
Napoleon as first consul. Sold at its highest estimate in auction at Bonhams in London after a lengthy battle between two overseas bidders at: Napoleon Bonaparte The British Sale, the 27th of October 2021.
An important north-Italian Royal restauration bench, carved by Giovan Battista Parodi and gilded by Agostino Laviosa, Genoa,1821. Now in an important European private collection.
A pair of ormolu and agate Rococò candlesticks, now sold to a TEFAF ONLINE collector.
A pair of Neapolitan Royal Louis XVI lacca and giltwood console tables with breccia di Vituliano marble tops. Now in an important European private collection.
Abraham Louis Rodolphe Ducros
Vues de Rome et ses environs. Now in an Important private collection US
A North Italian Ivory, mother of pearl, brass, boxwood, ebony and Kingwood marquetry box.
A Pair of three-branch ormolu Candelabra with patinated bronze figures of Zephyrus and Flora, on rouge griotte marble columns.Now in a Dutch collection.
A pair of neoclassical console table with pietra d.ura table tops. Now in a private collection in Florida
A Royal Piedmontese Boxwood and Ebony Parq.uetry and Marquetry Prie-Dieu. Now in the collection of The Art Institute of Chicago.
A North Inlaid Mother-of-pearl parcel-gilt and faux tortoiseshell-painted mirror. Now in an American private collection
A Pair of Italian Neo-Pompeian Console Tables, Kingdom of the two Sicilies. Now in a European private collection
The Marcello Papiniano cusani silver chandeliers. Sold after a lengthy battle between two north American bidders during Sotheby’s Treasures sale in London the 10th of December 2020.
The Viceroy of Savoy Neoclassical Armchairs. Now in the Collection of Lauri and Lasse Reitz Foundation. Helsinki, Finland
The Pietro Piffetti bombe‘ commode. Now in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo
Allegorical vase, a highly important north Italian fruitwood and ebony microcarving.Now in an important private collection in New England.
A Very Important Neoclassical cupboard, by GBM and Agostino Gerli,now in the collection of RIENZI|The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.
Nicolas Quinibert Foliot
A PAIR OF ROYAL LOUIS XV GILTWOOD PLIANTS BY FOLIOT. Now in a private collection in Naples.
An important late baroque Venetian ebony mother of pearl and metal inlaid table top
Henry Thomas Peters
An unique Italian carved and veneered kingwood and maple inlaid Massonic Lectern
An impressive Italian ormolu-mounted thuya wood Centre Table.Sold to an important Australian collector in 2018, now resold again at Sotheby’s London in May 2021.
A Spanish micro carved walnut, fruitwood, tulipwood and many other precious woods marquetry commode. Now in a Belgian private collection.