DescriptionAN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE STYLE GILT AND CARVED WOOD CASSONE WITH PAINTED PANELS
36 x 65-1/2 x 24 inches (91.4 x 166.4 x 61.0 cm)
The cassone on four gilt claw feet with painted front panel depicting a virginal hunting scene of young women with bows and arrows, an onlooking enthroned queen to each end, painted shields on either side of the chest. Purchased from Kurt E. Schon Ltd., New Orleans, LA.
With loss to gilding and scratches commensurate with age, surface scratch to the left quadrant of the painted panel, cracking in paint and gilding to bottom left corner over foot.
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