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Anonimo

Bridal chest in gilded pastiglia

Po valley master, first quarter of the 16th century

h. cm 34 x l.cm 85 x p. cm 38

This extremely rare bridal chest in wood and gilded pastiglia was made as a wedding gift to contain the brides most precious belongings.

The lid, the front and the sides are completely covered in plant motifs, wing-spread eagles, greyhounds and fantastical animals.

Good state of conservation (slight holes in the pastiglia). Original metal elements.

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