Renaissance Antique Furniture

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Late 15th century, French, Gothic period coffre
Item No. 1064
Late 15th century, French, Gothic period coffre

In solid, carved oak. The front composed of three panels carved in Gothic architectural style with arches, ribs, rosettes, and columns; the two side doors carved with large "linen folds"; having two inside shelves.

In very good condition with excellent patina; circa 1480 with some 19th century modifications.

49½" wide by 24½" deep by 33½" high
Italian Renaissance Credenza
Item No. 1080
Italian Renaissance Credenza

In solid, carved walnut, the rectangular top above a conforming case with a breakfronted dentil molded edge, above two molded frieze drawers centered and flanked by putti heads over a pair of paneled doors centered by rayed ovals within with scroll carved border between stiles carved with standing putto figures and pendent foliage, raised on a conforming plinth.

Mid-16th century.

Provenance:
  • Raoul Tolentino, New York, 1926
  • Sold, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 2, 1957, lot 185, illus.
  • By descent to the present owner
A credenza with almost identical carving to the door panels formerly in the Kaiser Freidrich Museum, now the Bode Museum, is illustrated, Frida Schottmüller, Furniture and Interior Decoration of the Italian Renaissance, New York: B. Westermann Co., 2nd rev. ed., 1928, p. 91, fig. 217.

46" high by 68" wide by 19¾" deep
Rare, Florentine, Renaissance period refectory table
Item No. 763
Rare, Florentine, Renaissance period refectory table

In solid, carved black walnut. The top of two planks, both supporting elements styled as caryatids on both sides and joined by a stretcher, the whole resting upon claw feet. Late 16th century.

90" wide by 29" deep by 30" high
Spanish, Renaissance period walnut caixa
Item No. 945
Spanish, Renaissance period walnut caixa

The rectangular moulded top above carved panels depicting shell-headed flowering urn flanked by acanthus and divided by scrolled pilasters, the sides carved conformingly, with moulded plinth and scrolled feet, the feet replaced. Late 16th or early 17th century.

30¾" high by 63½" wide by 27¼" deep
Exceptional, Florentine, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 1075
Exceptional, Florentine, Renaissance period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. Mid-16th century.

71" wide by 30" deep by 35½" high
Fine, Italian, Renaissance period marriage cassone
Item No. 1029
Fine, Italian, Renaissance period marriage cassone

The case in solid oak with punched leather, iron mounts, and domed top. Bearing the coats of arms of the Visconti and Pallavicino families. 16th century.

24½" high by 50½" long by 15¾" deep
Late Renaissance, Spanish credenzia table
Item No. 990
Late Renaissance, Spanish credenzia table

Late 16th or early 17th century in solid, carved walnut on all four sides with two drawers and wrought iron stretcher (restored).

54" wide by 26" deep by 34" high
Fine, Florentine, Renaissance period credenzia
Item No. 955
Fine, Florentine, Renaissance period credenzia

In solid, carved walnut. Early 17th century.

47" high by 59½" wide by 22" deep
Italian, Renaissance period, walnut refectory table
Item No. 819
Italian, Renaissance period, walnut refectory table

In solid, carved walnut. Suitable for use as a large desk. 16th century with restorations.

68" wide by 29¾" high by 34" deep
Florentine, Renaissance period, intarsia-inlaid cassone
Item No. 623
Florentine, Renaissance period, intarsia-inlaid cassone

In solid, carved walnut with dome top. Late 16th or early 17th century.

65" wide
Florentine, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 678
Florentine, Renaissance period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. 16th century.
Renaissance style extending game table ('table a jeu')
Item No. 398
Renaissance style extending game table ("table a jeu")

In solid walnut with casters and multiple inlaid playing surfaces for backgammon, checkers, chess, and a roulette wheel. 19th century from Paris.

31" wide by 26" deep by 30½" high, (93" wide when fully extended)
Tuscan, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 664
Tuscan, Renaissance period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. 16th century.
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Exceptional, French, Renaissance period, dressoir (cabinet)
Item No. 1013
Exceptional, French, Renaissance period, dressoir (cabinet)

In solid, carved oak. From the Loire Valley. Circa 1580.
Important, Italian, Renaissance period, giltwood and pastiglia cassone
Item No. 836
Important, Italian, Renaissance period, giltwood and pastiglia cassone

The arched top decorated and star-shaped motif centered by a coat-of-arms, above a rectangular body decorated in pastiglia with figures in procession, the sides with similar star-shaped motif on bracket legs. Circa 1430, with restorations.

Provenance: Formerly part of the collection of Émile Gavet (1830-1904), Paris; sold to William K. Vanderbilt and Alva Vanderbilt Belmont (1853-1933) at Marble House in Newport, Rhode Island; possibly later conveyed to John Ringling (1866-1936) in Sarasota, Florida.

29½" high by 71½" wide by 23¼" deep
Very fine, Italian, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 936
Very fine, Italian, Renaissance period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. 16th century and later.

31½" high by 72½" wide by 23½" deep (all measurements including base)
Late 16th century, Florentine 'credenza'
Item No. 230
Late 16th century, Florentine 'credenza'

In carved walnut, having the characteristic classical elements including ionic capitals and acanthus leaf gadrooning.

51½" wide by 42" high by 16" deep
Very fine, Italian, Renaissance period bureau table
Item No. 890
Very fine, Italian, Renaissance period bureau table

In solid, carved walnut. Late 16th century from Bologna, Italy.

78" wide by 38" deep by 31" high
Spanish, Renaissance period caixa
Item No. 866
Spanish, Renaissance period caixa

In solid, carved walnut. Early 17th century.

54½" wide by 23" tall by 20¼" deep
Pair of fine, Italian Majolica, bottle-neck vases
Item No. 795
Pair of fine, Italian Majolica, bottle-neck vases

With satyr masks, each hand-painted with scenes of neoclassical figures. Mid-19th century.

14" high by 13" wide by 8" deep



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