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Lot 1017 - A190 Decorative Arts - Thursday, 26. September 2019, 10.00 AM


Gothic, Flemish or French, 15th century.
Wooden core, lined with embossed and punched leather. Iron mounts designed as stylised blossoms, the edges reinforced with iron bands. Front with lock. The top with a handle, and one side with a handle (one handle is missing). 1 key. Cracks and losses in the leather, restorations and supplements, iron mounts slightly incomplete. The inside newly lined with red velour.
19x14x8 cm.

From an exquisite private collection, Ticino.

A comparable box is depicted in: Paul Emil Schwerzmann, Truhen und Kassetten aus Privatbesitz, Ausstellungskatalog Museum in der Burg Zug, Zug 1992. p. 23, Number 1 and Ewald Berger, Prunkkassetten. Meisterwerke aus der Hanns Schell Collection, 1998. p. 112, No. 44.

CHF 800 / 1 000 | (€ 820 / 1 030)

Sold for CHF 4 750 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.