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Cassone front

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1500-1550 (made)

  • Museum number:

    39-1881

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Walnut wood, the centre carved with a shield surrounded by floral scrolls with birds; on either side are scrolls with amorini and eagles; the whole enclosed by raised bands of fruit and ribbon work.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1500-1550 (made)

Object history note

Bought for £4, 10s. ‘Acquired from J. C. Robinson (the acquisition register does not provide any more information)’.

Descriptive line

Italian, 1500-1550

Categories

Furniture; Containers; Renaissance (Italian); Medieval and renaissance

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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