3-stack Tooled Leather 17th Century Spanish Boxes A867 SOLD

This set of three fantastically worked baroque leather dispatch boxes dates from the apogee of the Spanish Empire in the Americas, 1670-1710. Look closely and a marvelous bestiary of animals, birds and fishes is revealed in the pattern.

The smallest measures 14″ x 5″ x 11″, the middle sized one 21″ x 8″ x 13″, and the largest is 14″ x 9″ x 23″.