Mirror case depicting lovers

Italian (Tuscany)
Medieval (Gothic)
14th century


Accession Number

51.2471

Medium or Technique

Ivory; bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Personal accessories

A walking youth approaches seated maid holding wreath, tree between, dog below. Angular rim. Cracked with hole at right side; lost lower portion rebuilt with wood (plaster?).

Provenance

Collection of Prince Liechtenstein, Vienna. 1951, Leopold Blumka, New York; 1951, sold by Blumka to the MFA for $600. (Accession Date: November 8, 1951)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund