a large Italian chest of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, usually highly ornamented.
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How to use cassone in a sentence
The typical cassone measured about six feet in length by two in height and two in breadth.
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 | E.V. Lucas
Painted probably to adorn the front of a cassone or marriage-chest.
It is possible he was alluding to these very cassone panels.Giorgione | Herbert Cook