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Noble chest Renaissance in carved walnut

Lombardy 17th century

Noble chest
Lombardy 17th century
Carved walnut
Measures 157 x 55 x h. 58
very good condition

Magnificent noble chest in walnut, entirely carved and carved, with a splendid Renaissance decoration that is particularly rich and elegant.
Lid edge finely carved and underlid marked by a thick nail motif.
Exceptional lateral pilasters depicting two winged putti ending with a plant intertwining.
Between the two pilasters, the splendid front elevation is divided into three sections: the central panel presents the heraldic coat of arms, and the two panels on the sides are richly carved with medallions depicting the stylized sun.
  The eight rays of acanthus leaves depart from the circular corolla with concentric petals.
An important Renaissance-style cornice adorns the base.
The support feet under the pilasters are the classic lion's paws

The furniture is intact and in excellent condition, without any modification or replacement.
It stands out for the accuracy of the sculpture and the elegance of the structure, as well as for the extraordinary chiaroscuro effect created by the carving.
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