Ghilli Antichità

Ghilli is the name of the antiques gallery, located in via Ampere 55, in Milan, Italy, member of CINOA, the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations.
Here you may find mainly Italian antiques from 17th up to 20th century, rare and unique pieces from Italian private houses. We are a leading company, specialized in online sale of antique lighting, furniture, paintings, decorative and unique objects.

Ghilli’s holder, Paolo Giovanella, antiques dealer with over 30 years experience, and the whole Ghilli’s Team, is a dynamic and flexible organisation, able to offer complete assistance for your shopping, handling arrangements for shipping worldwide.
Service excellence is a quality you will find at Ghilli; most of e-mail enquiries we receive are answered on the same day. We also keep our clients fully informed during the buying process with regular updates on your purchase progress and shipping. We can arrange transport quotes and shipping process on your behalf.
Browse our online gallery, where we list just some items, you can easily purchase directly on-line but should you have any specific request, do not hesitate to contact us.

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Antique Marine Prints, Nautical Flags by Goussier Louis Jacques 1770 circa

GOUSSIER, Louis-Jacques Date: 1751-1766. Size: ~10 x 16 inches. Style: Hand coloured copperplate engraving. Condition: Good. One of a set of three items. These extremely rare hand colored copperplates have been selected from the famous Diderot and D’Alembert “Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Encyclopedia, or a systematic dictionary of the sciences, arts, and crafts), an encyclopedia published in France between 1751 and 1766, with later supplements and revisions in 1772, 1777 and 1780 and numerous foreign editions and later derivatives. Louis-Jacques Goussier (Paris 1722 – Paris 1799) was a French illustrator and encyclopedist. He is famous for his work on Diderot’s encyclopedia. He was the first drawer to be hired on that project, in 1747 and he did himself more than 900 plates and directed the drawing of the others. Some call Goussier the third encyclopedist, after Diderot and d’Alembert. Goussier spent ten years visiting people of all arts and techniques (textile, smith, mill, glass, etc.), and twenty-five years drawing. He also wrote sixty-one articles. Diderot’s “Encyclopedia,” a landmark work of the Enlightenment that depicted the arts and sciences, and the tools and methods of artisans and trade people in a methodical and thorough way. The entire encyclopedia was published between 1751 and 1772, and comprised 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates. The marvellous detailed plates show how everything in the period was made. It had a huge impact on its own time, and is highly valued by present-day historians as a record of the techniques and vocations of the pre-Industrial world. It is also a great resource for collectors, art and craftspeople. Period: 1700 Article size: height: 38 (60) cm width: 25 (44.5) cm depth: 2 cmRead more

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Ghilli Antichità
Ghilli Antichità di Paolo Adolfo Giovanella

via André Marie Ampère n.55

20131 Milano Italia

tel. +39 0270635993

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