Italian - Bench (Cassapanca), late 19th century


Bench (Cassapanca), late 19th century

Stained poplar and walnut, 117 x 175 x 59 cm (46 1/16 x 68 7/8 x 23 1/4 in.)


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Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection by the early 1890s.


Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston: 1935), p. 195. (modern, partly made from a Renaissance cassone)
Fausto Calderai and Alan Chong. Furnishing a Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection of Italian Furniture (Boston: 2011), p. 115, no. 98.

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