13 - 15 September 2011
AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD CASSONE
CONSTRUCTED RE-USING A 16TH CENTURY CASSONE
The hinged moulded top engraved with geometric lozenge pattern, above panelled sides, the front carved with angels holding a cartouche flanked by griffins, in an oak leaf and acorn border, flanked by male and female herms, on gadroon-fluted plinth and later mask and paw feet, re-gilt, with an inventory label 'D3658'
25 in. (64 cm.) high; 66½ in. (169 cm.) wide; 20¼ in. (55 cm.) deep
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M. Hall, 'Dunecht House Aberdeenshire-I' Country Life, London, 22 August 1991, fig. 4.
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