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Marriage Chest with Ceres Searching for Her Daughter, Proserpina

Companion to Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1944-15-6

Artist/maker unknown, Italian

Made in Tuscany, Italy, Europe


Wood with painted and gilded plaster decoration

36 5/8 inches × 6 feet 7 1/2 inches × 28 3/8 inches (93 × 201.9 × 72.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 350, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

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Purchased with the Joseph E. Temple Fund, 1944

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