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 Iron Casket with Toledo Damascene Work 

Stock No

4681

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2015
  • £3,600.00
  • €4,186 Euro
  • $4,352 US Dollar

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Item Description

An iron casket of cassone (marriage casket) form with Toledo work decoration, profusely covered with gold and silver wire damascene, the hinged lid with a cast and applied monogram, This hinged lid is released by pressing a decorated button at the front of the cassone’s body and opens to reveal a red velvet lined interior. There is a running band of decoration around the the outer edge of the lid’s interior and the whole casket stands on four turned feet. 
Given the marriage chest form of this casket it is likely that the entwined initials in the monogram are those of the marriage couple. Spanish, late 19th century.
7.5 in x 3.25 in x 3 in

Item Info

Seller

WALPOLES

Seller Location

London, UK

Item Dimensions

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Period

19th Century

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

United Kingdom

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)207 7275263

+44 (0)7831 561042

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