”WOOD TURNER TEST” CYLINDRICAL BOX, 17TH-18TH CENTURIES.

Antiques - Miscellaneous / Other Objects
Reference: Z2330


Cylindrical box of "tornero test", XVII-XVIII century.
Cylindrical box decorated with different bands and lid with a carved star. In the bse presents a series of inscriptions that allude to the purpose with was created: this type of pieces were tests of mastery of the apprentices of lathe, who had to perform to pass certain exams within the guild to which they belonged. Many of these works are not conserved because they are more practical than decorative and not commissions by a client, but their interest is undeniable for this same reason."


· Size: 10,5x10,5x19 cms.

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