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

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LOT 415

Lot 415

Florentine Renaissance Parcel Gilt Carved Walnut Cassone, 16th century

Florentine Renaissance Parcel Gilt Carved Walnut Cassone, 16th century
Lot 415 Details
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 ?

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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
Provenance:

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

CONDITION DETAILS

Warped, split top repaired with iron straps. Later brass hinges. Lock missing. Front fee require resecuring. Some worming.

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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