13 - 15 September 2011
AN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE-STYLE COIN-MOUNTED GILTWOOD CASSONE
The eared top centred by a coat-of-arms with lion supporters, flanked by scrolling acanthus on a pounced ground, above a moulded ribbon-wrapped frieze above scalloped arcaded niches with Roman soldiers and figures, centred by Caesar and with St. George slaying the dragon to one corner, on a moulded plinth and lion's-paw feet, with an inventory label 'D3619', some soldiers lacking weapons
28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 81 in. (206 cm.) wide; 27½ in. (70 cm.) deep
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M. Hall, 'Dunecht House Aberdeenshire-I' Country Life, London, 22 August 1991, fig. 4.
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