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Cassone

Date:
mid-15th century
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Walnut: gilded and painted
Dimensions:
Overall: 27 3/4 × 69 5/8 × 22 5/8 in. (70.5 × 176.8 × 57.5 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emma B. Andrews, 1915
Accession Number:
15.119.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 603
The central scene apparently shows a wedding procession and is flanked by angels holding shields. The top is modern. A companion cassone is in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston.
Mrs. Emma B. Andrews (until 1915; to MMA)
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