ORIGIN : ITALY, FLORENCE OR VENICE
PERIOD : LATE 16TH CENTURY
Height : 41 cm
Width : 68 cm
Depth : 50 cm
Provenance : Jean Gismondi collection, before 1973.
This important walnut jewellery chest is outlined with a gilt motif and presents a decor imitating basketry. The lid is topped by a rectangular pyramid framed with pearl friezes and reeded canals.
Inside the box a small panel slides under the lid to present a compartment and three lateral drawers. The edges are adorned with diamond motifs and pearl friezes.
The chest stands on four lion paws.
Price : on request
35 000 €