Museum Quality, Small, Spanish, Baroque, Walnut Small Cassone, Chest or Box with rare Cypress Tree Carving



Museum Quality, Small, Spanish, Walnut Chest With Rare Cypress Tree Carving, A Single Plank Top & Outstanding Colour & Patina

- Rare carved decoration of Cypress trees alongside more traditional Spanish ornamentation
- Rare small size
- Exceptional quality and condition
- Exudes the charm and character of Spanish furniture

The single plank top with deep, crisply carved moulding below. The front with two panels, each carved with a large flowerhead roundel with carved cypress trees interposed. On later trestle base, probaby 18th century. The escutcheon and lock removed. Original pin hinges. The interior with original candle box and lid. The back with two large 'X's and the date '1849' painted in black, probably relating to an inventory or acquisition.

Provenance: Private Collection, purchased from William Job Ltd., Pimlico Road, London, 14th February 1974. William Job was a highly regarded antique dealer who specialised in European furniture and had a house in Spain.

Height 41cm 16 ¼ high, Length 79cm 31"wide, Overall Depth 35.3cm, 14", the chest 33cm 13"

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