Betrothal casket with courting scenes

leather on wood with gilt copper mounting
France, ca. 1360 - 1380
11 x 31 x 21 cm

Casket decorated with horsemen and animals

ivory with important remnants of the original polychrome with gilt copper mounts
Siculo-Arabic, Sicily or Southern Italy, 12th century
16 by 32 by 18,5 cm

A small cabinet (part of a tabernacle ?)

gilt wood with painted interior
Spain/Castile, end 15th century
h: 109 cm, w: 100 cm, h: 50 cm

Lombard folding-chair

forged iron with yellow copper inlay
Longobard period, VI-VII
43 x 35 cm

-the leather seat is not original -

Cassone

gilded wood decorated with gesso
remains of blue and red paint
Italy/ Tuscany , 15th century
w: 159 cm, h: 62 cm, d: 56 cm

Cannon, a so called 'Bombarde'

forged iron, XV
l: 146,5 cm

Two fragments with Dominican Monks from earlier murals in the refectory of the old Dominican monastery in Ghent

Ghent, 14th century
50 by 40 and 50 by 36 cm

Byzantine fresco 'Saint John'

fresco placed on a carrier of plaster
the Balkans, 10th - 12 th century
112,5 by 48 cm
Provenance: collection Kratochwill, Vienna

DE BACKKER Medieval Art, Grote Plaats 31, B-2323 Hoogstraten