9 November 2006
A NORTH ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT PASTIGLIA CASKET
Of rectangular shape, on a giltwood carcass, the hinged lid extensively decorated with repeating borders and finial handle; the body similarly decorated with acanthus leaf patterns and various hunting, mythological and secular scenes; on four gessoed bun feet; minor losses
4 1/8 x 6¾ x 4 3/8 in. (10.5 x 17 x 11 cm.)
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 22 May 1979, lot 311.
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