Nice small chests.

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Nice small chests.

Postby Anders L » 22 Jul 2008, 21:54

I found some nice caskets that recently was sold at an auction, damn shame there isn´t more money in the purse. They are mostly from the time 1400-1500, but some of them definitly have older elements to be inspired by. It would be interesting to discuss those and to se if there are more examples of caskets. I remember that I have seen a similar painted casket on a german 14th C group website. Are there older examples of the painted ones?

A German Gothic wroughtiron mounted fruit(?)wood casket, Cologne(?), 15th ct. Traces due to age. 11x23x15 cm
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A rare Gothic wroughtiron mounted and polychrome painted casket, c. 1500. Traces due to age. 11x26x16 cm
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A rare Gothic wroughtiron mounted and polychrome painted casket, c. 1500. Traces due to age. 10,5x24x16 cm
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A German Gothic iron mounted wooden casket, 15th ct. Rest. Minor damages due to age. 9,5x24,5x12 cm
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A Gothic wroughtiron mounted beech casket, Bavaria(?), c. 1500. Minor damages due to age. 11x26x17 cm
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A small Gothic wroughtiron mounted beech casket, probably Nuremberg, 15th ct. Minor damages due to age. 7x16,5x10 cm
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A German Gothic wroughtiron mounted beech casket, 15th ct. Damages due to age. 12x23,5x21 cm
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A Gothic wroughtiron mounted casket with carved mythical creatures, probably Upper-Rhine, 15th ct. Rest. Traces due to age. 12x25x17 cm
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Re: Nice small chests.

Postby Hannah Bob » 22 Jul 2008, 22:52

here are a couple of painted caskets - mostly from the victoria and albert museum here in England.
http://images.vam.ac.uk/indexplus/page/Home.html (if you search for caskets between 1200 - 1400 you will find some lovely examples)
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Re: Nice small chests.

Postby Mikkel F » 30 Oct 2008, 09:36

Fra Nationalmuseet i København.

Relikvieskrin
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Brevkiste beklædt med jernbeslag og forgyldt lærred, bemalet med blade i grøn eller blå.
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Re: Nice small chests.

Postby Steenberg » 30 Oct 2008, 13:53

I liked the small document chest from Schwaben! Anyone eho can help me with how the lock would have worked? All I can think of is that it's missing a "lip" to go down from the lid over the loop on the front?
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Re: Nice small chests.

Postby Astrid » 30 Oct 2008, 16:58

In one of my books I found these 2 chests.

The first is from early 14th century, painted with the eagle crest of the city of Dortmund / Germany.

The second is a pilgrim's chest from late 14th century (with no indication of location).
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Re: Nice small chests.

Postby jboerner » 31 Oct 2008, 01:08

Now all I need is time to finish one with the material which is lying arround here :roll:
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Re: Nice small chests.

Postby Johan Käll » 31 Oct 2008, 02:54

Is there any reason they think its a pilgrimschest besides the scallopshaped metalbindings?
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Re: Nice small chests.

Postby Micke D » 31 Oct 2008, 10:21

Anders, what auction house is the first row of photos from?
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Re: Nice small chests.

Postby Astrid » 31 Oct 2008, 12:50

Johan,
I cannot say - unfortunately there was no indication except "pilgrims chest" and the date.
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