Early 17th Century Venetian Red Velvet and Nail Head Design Chest

This extremely rare early 17th century Venetian dome topped chest is an incredible piece with its remarkably complicated nail head designs retaining some of the original velvet. The interior is finished in silk and nail heads and includes a single panel concealing three drawers. All resting on intricately carved and gilded lions paw feet.


Venice, circa 1620


26” H   50” W   24” D