Kist - Gothisch - Walnoot - circa 1500

Omschrijving
Kist - Gothisch - Walnoot - circa 1500
Zwitserland

Late Gothic marriage casket or so-called "Minnekästchen" in walnut, the lid decorated with the married couple : a knight with moustache in armor, resting on his shield and lance with banner & his wife, a lady dressed in long garments, which are draped in typical V-shape folds, holding a flower. Their crest placed above each other and repeated to both sides and front of the casket. The sides are also decorated with 2 fantastic creatures. Then casket is constructed with dove-tail joints and retained all the original iron-work (lock, hinges and key).

The interior is covered with a later textile.

Switzerland. Circa 1500.


Kavelgegevens
Object
Kist
Materiaal
Walnoot
Model / Naam
Minnekästchen or marriage casket
Stijl
Gothisch
Geschatte periode
circa 1500
Land van herkomst
Zwitserland
Staat
Uitstekende staat - nauwelijks gebruikt met minimale gebruikssporen en tekenen van ouderdom
Afmetingen
9×29×20,5 cm
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