Of dark continental walnut, this baroque era chest is generously carved. The overhang lid rests above a large centrally carved panel with leafage surrounding a coat of arms. All is flanked by figures of women and bordered in scrolls. A beautifully detailed lower rim sits above large paw feet at front.
In early furniture, this is the first form in case pieces. this is a beauty for the hall or at the foot of the bed.
H. 22″, w. 63″, d. 22″. $1600.