An Italian engraved fruitwood inlaid walnut cassone, 17th century
1,500 - 3,000 GBP
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- walnut, fruitwood, pine, poplar
- 62cm. high, 186cm. wide, 59cm. deep; 2ft. ½in., 6ft. 1¼in., 1ft. 11¼in.
with a rectangular top above a roundel with an unidentifiable coat-of-arms flanked by grotesques and scrolling foliage, the sides with a scrolled boss with a gadrooned frieze on paw feet; the inlay possibly later
Sebastian Schutze, Palazzo Sacchetti, Rome, 2003, illustrated p. 80 in L'Ingresso del piano nobile.