Unlike other galleries, the Goffi Carboni Gallery has always devoted itself to art as an international phenomenon rather than one limited to local or Italian forms of expression. It has always taken a lively interest in the artistic manifestations of countries such as France, England and Holland, such countries being the source of several of the objects it displays. Italian, English, French and Dutch furniture as well as clocks, bronzes, chandeliers, drawings, watercolours and oils on canvas are all dealt in together with antique prints for decorative or collection purposes.


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A paio of terracotta Commedia dell'Arte figures, Milan, 19th. century.

Simonetti Attilio (1843-1925), Portrait of the daughter Emma, oil on canas, 1873. From the Simonetti Collections.

Giuseppe Canella (Verona, 1788 - Florence, 1847), "Night view of the lake", oil painting on canvas, signed.

Ippolito Caffi (Belluno 1809-1866), "Cernobbio and Como lake". Pen and watercolour on paper, dated 1850. From the Dovizielli Collection.

Ettore Roesler Franz (1845-1907), "Villa of the Quintili brothers at the Fifth Mile of Via Appia", watercolour on paper, 1903 circa. 31 x 65 cm.

Attilio Simonetti (1843-1925), Studies, pencil on paper. From the Simonetti Collections.

Italian school, Studies for the Virgin Mary, pen on paper, early 18th century XIX. From the Simonetti Collections.

Italian School, Study. Pen and black ink on paper, 18th-19th century. Detail.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), "Pianta di Roma e del Campo Marzio", 1774, burin and etching.

Balestra a pallottole (frullana). Firenze, sec. XVI. Provenienza Collezioni Simonetti.

Metal Armillary Sphere on Portasanta Marble Pedestal, 18th/19th century. 112 cm high.

Decagonal needle case with longitudinal decoration with turquoise and blacks enamels. Swiss or Germany, end of the 18th century. From the Manlio Goffi Collection.

Otagonal needle case with diagonal guilloche decoration. It bears a French ET mark, introduced in 1893. Probably Swiss, end of the 18th century. From the Manlio Goffi Collection.

Bolognese arcile in walnut with heavy bugnatura. Bologna, beginning of the 18th century, 135 x 196 x 83 cm.

Venetian Lacca Povera game box, 18th century. Cm 4,2 x 17,8 x 13,2.

Livio Odescalchi, Duke of Bracciano (1652-1713), gilded bronze medal, 1699. 59,5 mm.

Embroidery on canvas, "Fez embroidery", Morocco, sec. XIX. 78x78 cm. From the Simonetti Collections

   
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