German Walnut and Fruitwood Marquetry Inlaid Casket

10066 A German walnut and fruitwood marquetry inlaid casket, the lid with a panel showing a parrot among fruits in the style of pietra dure inlay, the front, sides and interior with similar decoration, the interior with a fall down compartment to the lid, the front with a hinge flap opening to reveal a hidden drawer, fitted with pierced and engraved brass strap hinges and front lock plate, with original carrying handles.

 

German

1680

 

Width: 16 ins (41 cms)

Height: 8 ins (20 cms)

Depth: 10 ins (25.5 cms)                                                                £6,000

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