16th century cedar penwork cassone

Circa 1550-1600
Adige, Italy

W 74 × H 23 × D 25 1/2

Stock # Marh1101


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16th century cedar or cypress penwork decorated cassone, of dovetail construction, the top retaining traces of decoration, the front with applied mouldings to simulate three panels, all penwork decorated. The inside of the lid is decorated with gryphons flanking a central sun burst.