Lot 123. MAGGIOLINI, GIUSEPPE (1738-1814) Attribuée à

Starting price:€ 25 000
Auction date:30.06.2017   16:30
ID 2300
Lot 123MAGGIOLINI, GIUSEPPE (1738-1814) Attribuée à
Pair of commodes of marriage.

A convenient rectangular marquetry wood veneer opening by two drawers without crosses decoration

rondo of a hunter and his dog. Top drawer pattern of acanthus leaves winding. Feet sheath.

Marquetry side scenery of the ruins in rondo and nets, decorated in marquetry. Tray inlay

wood veneer rondo to the decor of a woman crying.

H. 89 cm L. 129 cm. P. 59 cm.

The other convenient to the decor of a hunter and his dog, and ruins. Tray decorated with allegorical woman and putto.

H. 91 cm. L. 127,5 cm. P. 59 cm.

Work lombard of the end of the Eighteenth century.

Giuseppe Maggiolini, known in the Eighteenth century "the Prince of tarsia" is, without a doubt, the most

a great carpenter lombard of the second part of the Eighteenth century.

Born in the village of Parabiago, he is apprenticed by his father, a laborer, a carpenter. In 1760 he

opens a small shop on the square of his village, where he is quickly noticed by fans.

With the success that announcement, he transfers his workshop to Milan, where he quickly gets large orders

of the major aristocratic families of lombardy including the famous Borromeo.

In 1771 he entered the service of Ferdinand of Austria, son of empress maria Theresa.

Marqueteur remarkable and is surrounded by many workers and apprentices, he was given command of numerous designs and

models of ornemanistes, decorators and painters including the famous Appiani.

In his workshops he is running a considerable number of inlaid furniture, mainly chests of drawers,

secretaries and tables of all kinds to the detriment of the seats because, certainly, the little importance of

the marquetry that their joinery offers.

A marquetry wood chest of drawers

H.: 35 in; W.: 50 3/4 in, D: 23 3/4 in.

Another chest of drawers

H.: 35 3/4 in, W: 50 3/4 in, D: 23 3/4 in.

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Preview26.06.2017 - 29.06.2017
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