Private collection, Antwerp
With a rectangular body, bombe top, C shaped handles to top and ends attached with flower motifs, three riveted bands to top and two to body and base, retaining the original handles, ball feet, hinges and lock, superb black brown patina.
This beautiful casket is in exceptional untouched condition with remarkably little deterioration to the leather surface. Early caskets in this state of preservation with this depth and richness of colour are seldom seen.
SOLD: Private collection, New York