Italian, Venice - Nightstand (Comodino), 1770s (inlays: early 19th century)

Italian, Venice

Stand, 1770s (inlays: early 19th century)

Walnut, pine, bronze, with inlays of mulberry and ivory, 78.3 x 44.8 x 30.3 cm (30 13/16 x 17 5/8 x 11 15/16 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

F21e17.1

Provenance

A dealer named Bacchi, probably Italian.
Probably purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner as a set with a chest of drawers (F21n2) at an unknown date.

Marks

Label (on back): Sigr Bacchi / [...]

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston: 1935), p. 188. (Venetian)
Ellenor Alcorn et al. The Best of the Decorative Arts. Exploring Treasures in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum IV. Exh. cat. (Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 1992), p. 20, ill. (Northern Italian, possibly Venice, about 1750)
Fausto Calderai and Alan Chong. Furnishing a Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection of Italian Furniture (Boston: 2011), p. 200, no. 86.


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