A stained bone and horn marquetry casket.
Embriachi workshops, late 15th / early 16th century.
Measures 28.5 x 19 x 17cm.
The casket is of sarcophagus form, inlaid with bone, green stained bone, ebony, tortoiseshell and boxwood, with a pink watered silk lined interior.
The Embriachi workshop was founded by Baldassare degli Embriachi in Venice in the early 15th century. It specialised in caskets which consist of wood carcases mounted with small reliefs of ivory or cow bone and certosina word borders.
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