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Casket

Artist/maker unknown, Swiss or French

Geography:
Possibly made in western Switzerland, Switzerland, Europe
Possibly made in Burgundy, France, Europe

Date:
c. 1360

Medium:
Painted, incised, punched, and embossed leather over wood; gilded copper mounts

Dimensions:
5 5/16 x 5 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches (13.5 x 13 x 41 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 207, European Art 1100-1500, second floor

Accession Number:
1930-1-89

Credit Line:
Purchased with funds contributed by Thomas J. Dolan, Clarence W. Dolan, and H. Yale Dolan from the Edmond Foulc Collection, 1930

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Label:
The lid of this casket shows the armorial symbols of the Savoy and Montferrand families of Vaud, Switzerland. It may have been made to celebrate the marriage between members of these two important families.


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