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An Italian miniature carved and boarded cedar casket, Verona,
16th/17th century
Estimate
2,5003,500
JUMP TO LOT
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An Italian miniature carved and boarded cedar casket, Verona,
16th/17th century
Estimate
2,5003,500
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An Italian miniature carved and boarded cedar casket, Verona,
16th/17th century
with incised and carved decoration
13cm. high, 29cm. wide, 13cm. deep; 5¼in., 11½in., 5¼in.
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Literature

For a comparative casket see Victor Chinnery, Oak Furniture, The British Tradition, Woodbridge, 1979, p.354, fig. 3:356. The example features almost identical bird motifs.

Catalogue Note

There are two examples in Italian collections. See Claudio Paolini, La Collezione Herbert Percy Horne, Florence, 2002, p. 77, no. 15, inv. 976. This is illustrated and described as central Italian and 16th century. The other example is in the Museo d'Arte Applicante in Milan.

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