6 March 2002,
Price realised USD 2,820
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A NORTH ITALIAN BONE AND HARDWOOD PARQUETRY CASKET,
Embriachi Workshop, Late 15th/early 16th Century and later altered,
The rectangular case surmounted by a hipped pediment with canted crest and bronze handle, and inlaid in a geometric pattern, on a later plinth base, the front and sides inset with nine Embriachi style figural relief panels
6¾in. (17cm.) high, 7¾in. (19.5cm.) wide, 4¾in. (12cm.) deep
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This lot has no reserve.
Sotheby's New York, 30 May 1987, lot 45.
Please note that this lot will be sold subject to a reserve
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