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Oak, iron-bound. Rectangular with front and back planks cut into ends terminating in arched supports. Hinged lid flush at back & sides, slight overhang at front. Wrought iron straps fleur-de-lys tipped, riveted upright at front and horizontally at ends. D

Provenance

1958, Eduard Trier, Cologne, Germany; 1958 sold by Trier to the MFA for 6,400 Deutsch Marks. (Accession Date: September 18, 1958)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

13th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

71.75 x 153.67 x 52.07 cm (28 1/4 x 60 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.720

Medium or Technique

Wood; oak, iron

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture