A Fine Alto Adige Poker and Penwork Cassone

Comprehensively Decorated with Pokerwork Birds, Figures Scrolling Floral and Foliate Motifs
The Underside of the Top with Naïve Penwork Panels depicting a Lion and a Leopard
Solid Cypress Wood with Original Poker and Penwork Decoration

Italy, Venice Region c. 1640

27.75” high x 73” wide x 22.5” deep

Provenance: Rosalind, Countess of Carlisle, Castle Howard,
(retaining historic pen and ink inventory number to the interior).

Ref: 8231

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