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Coffer front of walnut, carved with three oblong compartments surrounded by a border of wavy steems bearing leaves and berries; the centre compartment is occupied with floral scrollwork on either side of a scrolled shield, bearing a lion rampant holding a pair of compasses; the two side compartments are each similarly ornamented with floral scrolls and a large scrolled cartouche containing an oval boss.
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Object history note
Bought for £1, 18s. ‘Much wormeaten and worn’.
walnut; Italian, 1550-1599
Furniture; Containers; Renaissance (Italian); Medieval and renaissance
Furniture and Woodwork Collection