STOCK NO. 6522
Italian 17th century coffer
A magnificent early 17th century Italian cypress cassone, elaborately decorated with relief and penwork mythological scenes in exceptionally good original condition. Well patinated top lifting to reveal the underneath decorated with two framed relief scenes surrounded by scrolling penwork, supported on two superb hinges. The panels to the front showing three framed scenes surrounded by a frieze of satyrs and cherubs. Raised on a moulded plinth with carrying handles to each end. Wonderful colour and patina. From the Alto Adige area of Italy.
H: 24" (61cm)
W: 72.5" (184cm)
D: 25" (64cm)
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antique coffer, 17th century Italian cypress cassone, antique chest