European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
CasketPossibly made in western Switzerland, Switzerland, Europe
Possibly made in Burgundy, France, Europe
Artist/maker unknown, Swiss or French
Painted, incised, punched, and embossed leather over wood; gilded copper mounts
|Purchased with funds contributed by Thomas J. Dolan, Clarence W. Dolan, and H. Yale Dolan from the Edmond Foulc Collection, 1930|
LabelThe 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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