Rare mid-19th-century Italian walnut cassone with beautiful hand-carved
front and sides and a hinged lid. The tradition of presenting cassoni to the new bride of a wealthy family began during the late Middle Ages.
Vintage Italian mirror in gilt and painted frame.
Has carved, gessoed, and gilded winged caryatids with a princely figure at the top with a beast at the bottom. Aged green background with gold acanthus-leaf scrollwork.