Cesati Works of Art  |  Antique Dealers in Milan

Able to draw on a strong family tradition in art, marked by excellence in the fields of art, collecting and music, the gallery – founded by Fiorenzo and Alessandro Cesati - has been doing business in the Italian and international antiques realms for many decades now. It also continues to pursue its own personal activities of research, selection and study of artworks, in various and specific collecting sectors. >

An Appealing Spanish Lock


This intriguing ironwork belongs to the so-called à moraillon kind of locks, designed for closing chests and coffers, and quite common in the Gothic and Late Gothic periods, especially in the French and Spanish areas.
The present one shows a typical quadrangular shape…

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An Outstanding Jewelry Casket

This small and precious rectangular brass casket -completely gilded both outside and inside- shows a stepped base, a domed lid and a front enriched by two reverse-painted oval rock crystals, set into bezels: the left one depicts the Annunciation and the right one depicts the Nativity…

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An Intense Ivory Christ

This exquisite sculpture is a vivid baroque interpretation of the Christus triumphans: still alive, with open eyes and raised head, recommending his spirit to God the Father. The refined ivory artifact offers the viewer remarkable anatomy and quality, both on the front and back…

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An Important Shaffron


This rare horse shaffron perfectly documents the Turkish 16th century armour. The main plate, just under a small visor, shows the Arsenal of St. Irene Hallmark- that is the one of the famous Costantinople armoury…

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A Special Romanesque Spanish Capital

This intriguing and rare limestone capital, certainly surmounted a twin column in an important medieval cloistered complex. The external surface of the sculpture is almost entirely occupied by two opposing pairs of animals in low relief with cynocephalic features: the true peculiarity of this work…

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A Rare Jar from Montelupo


This important jar with spout and rich dragon-shaped handles, is entirely decorated with refined and airy “raffaellesche”. On the front there is a shield with St. Dominic, over a big cartouche with a large inscription: SV° DI FM° STERNO S (meaning …

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A refined French Casket in Iron, Gold and Silver

This wonderful jewelry box is a rare and unprecedented example of the late-Renaissance highest achievement in ironworking. The rounded lid is enriched by a pair of silver oval plaquettes representing two scenes of Hercules’ life…

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TEFAF Maastricht 2020: important Sculptures and Works of Art

The Dutch appointment for the Alessandro Cesati gallery is renewed: for the twenty-second time the gallery is taking part in the TEFAF in Maastricht (7-15 March 2020) with a refined selection of important sculptures and Works of Art, set up in a stand with two rooms, the largest one…

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A Kunstkammer in Milan

The stunning project by American director Wes Anderson and artist Juman Malouf, his wife, brings to Milan 538 objects, from the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna. The exhibition is the largest museum loan in history and reconstructs an inspiring Kunstkammer collection…

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Alessandro Cesati at the Florence ‘Biennale’

The Alessandro Cesati Gallery will be attending the oldest and most prestigious Italian fair with a fascinating ensemble of Sculpture and Works of Art.
At Stand 47, facing the Palazzo Corsini Throne Hall, there will be shown among other pieces, a…

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The Alessandro Cesati gallery is specialised in European sculptures and works of art dating from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

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The Alessandro Cesati gallery has been taking part in the most prominent and select Italian and international exhibitions for many years now.

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Research and study activities, which the Alessandro Cesati gallery has always pursued with great interest and enthusiasm since its outset, have often steered to the natural conclusion of publishing projects…

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