Antique Trunks, Cassone, Caixa & Coffres

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
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
Rare, Catalan, Baroque period caixa
Item No. 820
Rare, Catalan, Baroque period caixa

In solid, carved walnut with boxwood inlay. Having original hinged top of a single walnut board opening to reveal a partial compartment, the front with a hidden cupboard door opening to reveal three drawers. Late 17th or early 18th century.

25" high by 58" wide by 23½" deep
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
Large, German, Baroque period chest
Item No. 912
Large, German, Baroque period chest

In solid oak with domed top, the whole mounted with pierced scrolling foliate strapwork, corner mounts and a large escutcheon. 17th century.

31¼" high by 44¼" wide by 25" deep
Very fine, Italian, Baroque period cassone
Item No. 903
Very fine, Italian, Baroque period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. Late 17th century.

73" wide by 29" high by 22¾" deep
Fine, Catalan, Baroque period caixa
Item No. 877
Fine, Catalan, Baroque period caixa

In solid, carved walnut. Late 17th or early 18th century.
Spanish, iron-mounted, polychrome, parcel-gilt and bone-inlaid Vargueño (travelling trunk on stand)
Item No. 821
Spanish, iron-mounted, polychrome, parcel-gilt and bone-inlaid Vargueño (travelling trunk on stand)

In solid, carved walnut. 17th century. The rectangular case enclosing fourteen drawers and two cupboard doors, on a later walnut stand fitted with two small drawers and with later carved embellishments.

59½" high by by 47¾" wide by 17½" 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
Italian, Baroque period cassone
Item No. 658
Italian, Baroque period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. 17th century.

54½" wide by 26" high by 20½" deep
French, Baroque period Malle (Coffre)
Item No. 769
French, Baroque period Malle (Coffre)

Embossed leather with floral, metal studs. Late 17th century or early 18th century.

Provenance: Chateau de Celery, Famiille Davies
Florentine, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 678
Florentine, Renaissance period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. 16th century.
Companion pair of Catalan, Baroque period caixa
Item No. 713
Companion pair of Catalan, Baroque period caixa

In solid, carved walnut. 17th century.
Tuscan, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 664
Tuscan, Renaissance period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. 16th century.
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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)
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
Italian, Renaissance period, intarsia-inlaid and paneled cassone
Item No. 648
Italian, Renaissance period, intarsia-inlaid and paneled cassone

In solid, carved walnut with dome top and intarsia-inlaid, string banding. Center panel inlaid with family crest. With original iron key. 16th century.

69½" wide by 27" high by 23" deep



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