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Original sculptured "Casone Era" Miniature Chest. 16th century. A miniature copy of much larger chests that were carved by sculptors and artist commissioned by Italian noblemen for elegant storage of their suits of armor. This miniature was carved to store fine jewellery.Provenance: Private collection of Queen Ellena of Italy and came to us through her fist lady in waiting (Anonymous) Brooklyn, NY Professor's Estate. Dimensions: 25" X 15" X 11"


2 1/2" Molding loss bottom right as seen in photograph preview. Feet reattached with newer hardware. Overall all original, very good. Please see photograph preview or call.

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16th Century Casone Era Italian Miniature Chest

Estimate $500 - $700May 7, 2018