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Box

French
about 1500


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

8.26 x 9.85 x 15.24 cm (3 1/4 x 3 7/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

61.210

Medium or Technique

Metal; steel and wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Box. Wood overlaid with wrought steel in squares; two rings on each side and ornamental lock on front. Dated 1553.

Provenance

By 1889, presumably inherited from her husband by Mrs. T.F. Richardson, Washington, D.C. [see note 1]; April 5, 1932, inherited by her daughter Mrs. Charles J. White [see note 2]; by 1961, inherited by her husband Dr. Charles J. White, Boston, MA; 1961, gift of Dr. Charles J. White. (Accession date: April 12, 1961)

NOTES:
[1] From December 6, 1889, this object was lent to the MFA by the Mrs. T. F. Richardson as the property of "the late T.F. Richardson" (MFA Loan 1341). [2] In 1932, the loan to the museum was transferred to Mrs. Charles J. White (MFA Loan No. 83.32).

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Charles J. White