DOMENICO PIVA • TOMASO PIVA

Piva & C.

Founded in 1970
“Only masterpieces” in the ‘motto’ which guides Domenico and Tomaso Piva in choosing and appraising art and antique works for their collections.They are few among antiquarians who didn’t surrender to hightened specialization and trive to conduct a polispecialization which goes from old master paintings and sculpture to the historical and artistic context of these works. They look indeed with passion to Venetian and Lombard furniture, to ceramics, to scientific instruments and to works of art which Tomaso introduced in the galley business.


  • Ferrara


    A parcel gilt writing desk
    Carved and parcel gilt heather wood
    cm 143 x 167 x 96
    metà del XVIII secolo

    The fitting union between a Roman inspired shape and the Venetian conveying decoration is the main feature, making this piece a unique masterpiece of proportions and details.
  • Nove, Bassano, Antonibon Factory


    A plate decorated with playing cards
    Polychrome faience
    diam. cm 23
    1760 ca

    The plate is one of the very few known pieces of the set embellished with this pattern.
  • Francesco Londonio
    Milan 1723 - Milan 1783

    Peasant woman giving child a drink
    A pair of paintings oil on canvas
    cm 71 x 69
    1760 ca

    The subject matter, the style and the quality of execution of the paintings are a testament to Londonio’s hand, who played a leading role in the vibrant age of the Enlightenment in Milan.
  • Francesco Londonio
    Milan 1723 - Milan 1783

    Shepherd with a white horse
    A pair of paintings oil on canvas
    cm 71 x 69 each
    1760 ca

    The subject matter, the style and the quality of execution of the paintings are a testament to Londonio’s hand, who played a leading role in the vibrant age of the Enlightenment in Milan.