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Fine 19th Century Northern Italian Marquetry Cassapanca or Hall Bench (1 of 1)
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Fine 19th Century Northern Italian Marquetry Cassapanca or Hall Bench

REF: 2492 / LA82990
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Description
A remarkable ornate antique carved fruitwood Northern Italian (Lombardy) marquetry inlaid Cassapanca or Hall Seat / Bench. The raised carved back having a Stemma Nobile or coat of arms flanked by crouching winged dragons (who are Guardians of the Stemma) above a stunning example of marquetry folk art inlaid with fruitwood and bone. The seat and panel below again having a marquetry hunting scene in which the talented craftsman has combined a contrasting array of woods to create these fluid and animated scenes to great effect. The seat lifts up to reveal a very useful storage space hence why they are called a Cassapanca which translates from Italian to “chest-bench”. Flanking the seat are two mythical winged half man half beast figures with female mask below raised on carved mask feet. A stunning example of North Italian cabinet making and marquetry offered in excellent condition with a fine colour and patina having been wax polished using traditional methods.

measurements

Height:
141 CM
Width:
126 CM
Depth:
50 CM

declaration

Loveday Antiques has clarified that the Fine 19th Century Northern Italian Marquetry Cassapanca or Hall Bench (LA82990) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1850

condition

Excellent

additional info

Material:
Marquetry
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1850

delivery

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