Italian Renaissance Casket, Dated 1593

Italian Renaissance Casket, Dated 1593
CLICK AN IMAGE TO ENLARGE

Italian Renaissance Casket, Dated 1593

Italy c. 1593
Late 16th Century Italian Deal Polychrome & Gilt Casket, Dated 1593.

The Casket with raised lid all carved with Cherubs and floral interlace bordered by bold acanthus. The front panel of interlaced Putti and Cherubs above a mask flanked by the date 1593 and initials A V.

With Caryatid and Atlanta figural terms to each corner, the ends with Green Man masks and rear panel with further floral interlace incorporating small stylised Dragons, all on original paw feet, retaining traces of original polychrome and gilt decoration.
Medium Deal wood

Signed

Inscribed A V and dated 1593
To join our mailing list, submit your details below
NAME   
EMAIL