Cesati Works of Art  |  Antique Dealers in Milan

The gallery, founded by Fiorenzo and Alessandro Cesati, specialises in sculpture and works of art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth century. Drawing on a strong family tradition in art, marked by excellence in the fields of art and music, Alessandro Cesati gallery has been nationally and internationally renowned, for almost forty years now, for the careful search and selection of artworks. >

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A Striking Head of Saint Paul


This impressive head depicts a bearded man caught in a moment of powerful dramatic expression. The head swerve, the gaze turned suddenly upwards, the contraction of the forehead and corrugated eyebrows, the small mouth with fleshy lips describe effectively the intense emotion of the

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A Splendid Pair of Iron Frames


This gorgeous pair of frames fully represents the triumph of Baroque iron. The frames are entirely made of embossed iron (repoussé), a particularly complex technique that is a French prerogative and that was brought to excellent levels precisely during the Baroque era…

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A Delicate 18th century Wax ‘Bambinello’


A wide and deep frame encloses the figure of the Child Jesus, placed in a landscape at sunset. The Redeemer is represented as naked little boy, resting on his side, with the right hand on his chest, the eyes looking upwards, and his mouth half open. The scene is rich in meaningful details…

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A nice pair of Emilian Bronze Doorknockers


The quality of this nice pair of bronze doorknockers with dark patina is mainly due to their formal richness: a lyre-shaped body with arms adorned by foliages and vegetal scrolls among which – in the centre and in correspondence of the knocking element – appears the mask of a satyr with goat horns…

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A very elegant Tinder Pistol


At first sight, this refined and curious object might look like a pistol but it is in fact a remarkable example of a mechanical tinder lighter designed for domestic use: more precisely, a tinder-pistol.

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The art world is facing a historical phase of great changes.The art market is especially undergoing and will undergo for a while a remarkable transformation, due to the greater travelling difficulties and to the postponement of many important art fairs. These events were until now the most pleasant and important occasions….

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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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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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