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Artist/maker unknown, Swiss or French

Possibly made in western Switzerland, Switzerland, Europe
Possibly made in Burgundy, France, Europe

c. 1360

Painted, incised, punched, and embossed leather over wood; gilded copper mounts

5 5/16 x 5 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches (13.5 x 13 x 41 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 307, European Art 1100-1500, third floor

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Purchased with funds contributed by Thomas J. Dolan, Clarence W. Dolan, and H. Yale Dolan from the Edmond Foulc Collection, 1930

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The lid of this casket shows the armorial symbols of the Savoy and Montferrand families of Vaud, Switzerland. It may have been made to celebrate the marriage between members of these two important families.

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