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Box

Box. Wood overlaid with wrought steel in squares; two rings on each side and ornamental lock on front. Dated 1553.

Provenance

By 1889, presumably inherited from her husband by Mrs. T.F. Richardson, Washington, D.C. [see note 1]; April 5, 1932, inherited by her daughter Mrs. Charles J. White [see note 2]; by 1961, inherited by her husband Dr. Charles J. White, Boston, MA; 1961, gift of Dr. Charles J. White. (Accession date: April 12, 1961) NOTES: [1] From December 6, 1889, this object was lent to the MFA by the Mrs. T. F. Richardson as the property of "the late T.F. Richardson" (MFA Loan 1341). [2] In 1932, the loan to the museum was transferred to Mrs. Charles J. White (MFA Loan No. 83.32).

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Charles J. White

French, about 1500

Object Place

France

Accession Number

61.210

Medium or Technique

Metal; steel and wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork