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18th Century
Venetian Chest

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18th Century Venetian Chest
Artist unknown

Courtesy of Dreweatts Auction

By an unknown artist is the 18th Century Venetian Cedar Wood Chest exhibited above. At the Dreweatts web site linked here for a 2007 auction in Donnington Priory in the U.K., it was described as "...decorated overall with pokerwork figural scenes and motifs in the Renaissance style, the centre of the hinged, rectangular cover with a monumental armorial on a cross-hatched ground, flanked by rectangular reserves depicting nobles and soldiery in landscapes, with conforming sides and front, with iron lock and key, 61 cm high, 162 cm wide, (restoration, later castors)."

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5 September 2010.