Siennois Case - Cassone XVIth Century
Superb cassone Florentine - Sienese, poplar wood patina and painted Egg tempera and natural colors decorated with heraldic figures.
On the front figures of angels ascend grotesque animals, highlighting a heraldic coat of arms, the furniture is based on console feet. original of the second half of the XVI century completely, our cassone it evokes the production of furniture of the time Sienese shops, typical and unique manufactured products in the world of absolute quality.
Some copies very similar to our cassone, if can observe and compare the Stefano Bardini Museum in Florence.
A cassone is an element of medieval Florentine furniture used until the Renaissance art, where he became the pretext for decorative paints.
Measures : height 56 cm X length 158 cm X depth 48 cm
Biography: Karinne Simonneau: The Ritual and Florence wedding chests in the fifteenth centurury.
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