- a large Italian chest of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, usually highly ornamented.
Origin of cassone
Examples from the Web for cassone
Historical Examples of cassone
Painted probably to adorn the front of a cassone or marriage-chest.
The Italian marriage-chests (cassone) were also of a richness which was never attempted in England.
The three screens carry four pictures—two long and narrow, evidently panels from a cassone; the others quite small.A Wanderer in Venice