Raised lid with a trapezoidal section and flat at the top, closed by a puller
Decorated with scenes from mythology and classical antiquity
Structure in wood, gilded and decorated in relief with scenes made in pastiglia (mixture of glues and plasters)
Ferrara, second or third decade of the 16th century
Dimensions: 13 x 20.3 x 13.4 cm
These splendid and highly refined artefacts with historiated pastille decorations are linked to the culture of the Este courts during the Renaissance and of the cultured circles of the 15th and early 16th centuries.
Reality within which, Isabella d'Este and other noble and aristocrats cultivated their insatiable desire for ancient things, but also for contemporary works that evoked antiquity.
In this context, the pastiglia caskets, decorated with themes borrowed from Roman history and classical mythology, enjoyed great success.
The work, like all our other objects, will be sold accompanied by certificates of authenticity and lawful origin.
We personally take care of and organize the packing and shipping of the artworks with insurance all over the world
If the work is purchased by non-Italian customers, it will require the certificate of free circulation.
The same can be obtained in 40/50 working days.
The gallery will take care of the bureaucratic and economic aspects of the thing.
All costs of the operation are therefore included in the price.
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