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Little Walsingham
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16th Century Italian Antique Cypress Wood Pen-Work Box, Circa 1580

  • Reference : 4388
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Width 18 3/4" x Depth 7 3/4" x Height 8 1/4"
  • Price : £1250


What we would call a stunner!

A rare late 16th Century Italian antique cypress wood table top box of elongated form.

Nailed construction.

The plank top with stamped decoration; the front beautifully carved with figures in a garden setting flanked by chip carved sides and additional stamped decoration.

The timber has a wonderful patination to its surface.

Condition - wear to the pen-worked surface of the figures as one would expect given age.  Some surface wear and marks too as per the images.

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