Bridal Box

about 1400


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 24.77 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3329

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Boxes

Carved wood, painted red, bound and mounted in wrought iron. Bail handle on center bar to which hasp is hinged. Top carved with four pointed arches over figures of bride and groom flanked by musicians. In square below rosettes separate monsters and dragon. Front has two verticle panels of 3 rosettes, dragonand rosette reversed at ends. Sides and back of box have alternate panels of rosettes and dragons.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair Bradley Martin