Winning Bid: $6,500
Italian Marquetry Chest With Bronze Lock And Key:
Wooden chest featuring a locking, hinged top opening to a vast, vacant interior. Piece is decorated with geometric parquetry and elaborate molding throughout including column designs flanking the iron handles on either side. Embellished with applied wooden sculptures of flowers, fruit, and foliage and of two goddesses (possibly Demeter/Ceres)-one with two small children, one with a sheaf of wheat. Mounted on a base finished with parquetry and molding matching that of the chest. Key included.
CIRCA: Late 18th to 19th Cent. Century
DIMENSIONS: (Chest w/ base) H: 33″ W: 34″ L: 64″ (Chest only) H: 22.5″ W: 32″ L: 63″ (Chest interior) H: 20.5″ W: 25.5″ L: 54″
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CONDITION: Great condition. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email ([email protected]) or SMS(305)-332-9274. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.