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Chest
late 16th or early 17th century
walnut, maple veneer
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum, UO 1209 P

Details

  • Title: Chest
  • Creator: Unknown/Neznan
  • Location Created: Ptuj castle, Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: w176 x h58 x d57 cm
  • Long Description: "Panels of a simple chest framework are covered with carvings and intarsia. The front panel is richly decorated with intarsia imitating antiquity patterns, while both sides bear only stylised rosettes. The intarsia is extremely refined. The motif is well proportioned and skilfully adjusted to the front panel. Bright hues of maple veneer inlaid in the dark walnut background emphasise the entire composition. The extremely dynamic motif conception is artistically engraved and ebonised." (Tatjana Štefanič, mag. Boštjan Roškar)
  • Provenance: Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj Ormož/Regional Museum Ptuj Ormož
  • Type: furniture

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