Antique chest

Antique chest
Antique chest
Antique chest
Antique chest

Antique renaissance chest. Made of walnut. Decorated with rich carvings in the form of acanthus leaves, rocailles and a symbolic image of the heraldic emblem in the center. Before us is the so-called cassone chest, it is also a wedding chest. A young Italian wife took such chests into her husband's house with a rich dowry inside. The more noble the bride's family was, the richer were the cassone chests. Italy, 18th century.