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Cassapanca

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Cassapanca

Made By: Italian

Date: 16th century
Medium: walnut
Dimensions:
Overall: 47 x 100 x 27 in. (119.4 x 254 x 68.6 cm)
Classification: DEC ARTS
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. William H. Clarke
Object number: FI.5
DescriptionVery simply carved bench/chest with four carved panels on the back and a simply carved shield in the center. As in most cassapancas, the part between the seat and floor is solidly enclosed and is similarly decorated to the back. Gadrooning beneath the bench lid. Molded base fits into the separate platform.
Terms
  • shield
  • cassapanca
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