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Marriage Casket

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Polychromed pastiglia decoration, and tooling; on either side of key-hole a pair of lovers in fashionable dress; busts enclosed in quatrefoil frames, and lion masks. On lid are knights, men astride lions, nude figures and nude torch-bearers. Style suggests a workshop in Lombardy (perhaps...

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Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

about 1460

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 24.2 x 39.5 x 16.2 cm (9 1/2 x 15 9/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.494

Medium or Technique

Wood; Polychrome

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture