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Cuir bouilli process. Lower panel with figure of Abundance and Spring?; amorial shields containing clasp hands with initials R.F. and H.R.?, lions heads, a dog and rabbit cherubs, beasts; four dragons on top. Traces of polychrome and gilding. Wood core with compartments for instruments.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Trousse

Italy, about 1550

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

33.34 cm (13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.214

Medium or Technique

Leather; Cuir bouilli

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Boxes