Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Casket (cassetta)

16th century
Italian, Venice
Carved wood, painted and gilded, inlaid with mother-of-pearl
9 × 16 × 8 1/2 in. (22.9 × 40.6 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.182a, b
Not on view
[ E. Chappey & Co., New York and Paris , until 1906; sold to MMA ]
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