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Intarsia casket

Hispano-Moresque
14th–15th century


Object Place, Spain

Dimensions

Overall: 15.24 x 43.18 cm (6 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

49.483

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Intarsia casket. Rectangular with high beveled cover. Inlaid with geometric tile design in ivory, green stars & checkered ground on white. Dentate lines in white & herringbone lines in green, white & 3 wood colors. Brass mounts at corners (1 missing) & 3

Provenance

1930, Henri Daguerre, Paris; December 4, 1930, sold by Daguerre to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. N2884); May 12, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 401, to the MFA for $325. (Accession Date: May 12, 1949)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund