fine c19th castbronze italian rectangular table casket of renaissance design

Fine C19th cast-bronze Italian rectangular table casket of Renaissance design.



Item Ref

ML 166


Fine C19th cast-bronze Italian rectangular table casket of Renaissance design .
Stepped plinth base standing upon stylised 'winged' dolphin feet , free-standing lidded casket with well-cast decorative panels . The moulded-edge lid cast with a fantastical woodland hunting scene with central equestrian figure mounted astride a mythical unicorn , surrounded by hounds , attendants and falconers. The front panel , sides and rear panels all cast with detailed scrolling foliage , gryphons , figures , animals and amorini.
The double-hinged lid enclosing a cedar-wood lined interior.

Fitted with a lock , though key is lacking.
The underside with single "hallmark" style stamp , which appears to depict the winged lion of St.Mark , probably denoting its manufacture in Venice .
Excellent condition . Good consistent patination.
H 5.5"
W 11"
D 6"
Italy c.1870
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 166


Height = 14 cm (6")
Width = 28 cm (11")
Depth = 15 cm (6")

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