“Ci vorrebbe un baule dove poter includere tutti i cattivi ricordi e lasciarlo per sempre nella cassetta polverosa nella memoria.”
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.