Lot 173

Italian Renaissance Painted and Parcel-Gilt Walnut Cassone, Possibly Venice

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

With gilt-ground scrolling foliage and central oval armorial, the underside of lid with old pencil inscription.

18 1/2 x 4 ft. 9 1/2 x 18 in.


The top with seam separation, age splits and losses with replaced braces. Lock plate missing implements. Old worming throughout with associated losses. Chips to the painted surface and general wear throughout. The interior with worming repairs in white paste. Structurally sound. Feet most likely added later. Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.