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.
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Antique Italian Directoire Walnut Secretaire

1840s Directoire Walnut Secretaire, an elegant Italian Directoire bureau with flap, with finely detailed marquetry work made of veneers of walnut rosewood and maple. Dating back to 1840, made in Albenga, near Savona in Liguria Region. The original black Serpentine marble-top over a drawer above a green leather mounted fall-front opening to shelving above ten small maple drawers with handles made with lion masks in gilded metal, flanked by 13 secret compartments, side and below. The interior ebonized balcony with balustrades conceals a drawer. The front flanked by two rounded edges, finely threaded with vertical geometrical lines in boxwood, while an inlaid band patterned plate made of maple and rosewood cuts horizontally the bureau. Four drawers below (3 of them with locks and one key). 5 drawers on the front, 1 over the flap and 4 under the abattant, resting on (not original) feet in ebonized pear. In the back side of a small drawer, we find the inscription: “In the year 1840 on March 10 in Albenga Botega filippo (more …) carpenter and Franco Conte. The locks of the drawers are not original; restored and polished with gommalacca. With regard to the origin, the round corners decorated by vertical threads, the marble top as well as the very large form of the “tulip”, are particularly popular items in Piedmont and Liguria area. Period: 1800 Article size: height: 157 cm width: 100 cm depth: 50 cmRead more

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8 000 GBP

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Ghilli Antichità
Ghilli Antichità di Paolo Adolfo Giovanella

via André Marie Ampère n.55

20131 Milano Italia

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