Fine Furniture, Sculpture & Decorative Accessories from Important Collections, including the Beaverbrook Gallery

March 21 - 26, 2020

Online Auction
LOT 415
Florentine Renaissance Parcel Gilt Carved Walnut Cassone, 16th century
  • Florentine Renaissance Parcel Gilt Carved Walnut Cassone, 16th century
  • Florentine Renaissance Parcel Gilt Carved Walnut Cassone, 16th century
  • Florentine Renaissance Parcel Gilt Carved Walnut Cassone, 16th century

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Florentine Renaissance Parcel Gilt Carved Walnut Cassone, 16th century

relief carved with nudes and swags flanking a grotesque mask cartouche, with further masks at the corners and with serpent form wrought iron handles, all above Vitruvian scroll frieze raised on sea monster form feet
23 x 63 x 20 in — 58.4 x 160 x 50.8 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $3,300
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, N.B.
Estate of Charles R. Hosmer, Hosmer House, Montreal, thence by decent through the family