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Bone panels carved with human and animal figures. Bands of inlay in herringbone design in brown, green and white. Heavy mouldings and high-domed hinged cover with brass handle. Alternating horn and bone on edge of cover. Red satin lining. Traces of painting in red and blue on bottom. Panel on...

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Provenance

By 1930, Frank Gair Macomber (b. 1849 - d. 1941), Boston; 1933, gift of Frank Gair Macomber to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

Italian (Venice), about 1400

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Dimensions

17.5 x 20.5 cm (6 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.641

Medium or Technique

Ivory, bone and iron

Collections

Europe

Classifications

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