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Minnekästchen - Switzerland Gothic 2nd half 15th century

Réf : 68905

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Minnekästchen - Switzerland Gothic 2nd half 15th century

An important "Minnekästchen" in walnut. The lid is carved with standing images of the married couple. To the left, there is the lady, holding a flower in her hand and dressed in long garments which are draped into typical gothic folds. To the left, there is the male character : a knight in full body armor, his left hand resting on his shield and holding a banner into the other, around his middle he is carrying his sword. In the middle there are the arms of the couple, placed above each other onto a waffled background. The arms are repeated to the front of the casket, as well as onto the side panels [...]

Period : < 16th century

Antique dealer : Kim J. Nazzi

Kim J. Nazzi

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Decorative Objects

<   16th century
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