Designer designed and painted by Lorenzo de Ferrari, Italian, 1680-1744
Carver Bartolomeo Steccone, Italian, died 1739
Title
  • The Doria Commode
Date ca. 1737
Medium tempera and oil painted decoration, carved walnut decoration, original carved Spanish red broccatello marble top
Dimensions Overall: 35 13/16 × 53 9/16 × 20 7/8 inches (91 × 136 × 53 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Jill Ford Murray Fund, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, and funds from The Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts in honor of Joanne Brodie, VCESDA Chair 2012-18
Accession Number 2018.32
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Grand Tour of Italy-Venice, Level 2 (see map)
(L&L Fine Art Ltd.);
2018-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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