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Casket (Northern Italy)

This is a Casket. It is dated ca. 1500 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is wood, pastiglia decoration, gilding, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.4 x 11 x 16 cm (4 1/8 x 4 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Casket (Northern Italy); Previously owned by Mr. Perry B. Cott ; wood, pastiglia decoration, gilding, metal; H x W x D: 10.4 x 11 x 16 cm (4 1/8 x 4 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund; 1953-101-1

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