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Game Box

Date:
15th–16th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bone, traces of gilding and paint over wooden core with red silk interior, metal mounts
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/4 x 7 1/16 x 5 7/8 in. (7 x 18 x 14.9 cm)
Classification:
Ivories
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Friedman, 1954
Accession Number:
54.135
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
Harry G. and Adele O. Friedman, New York (until 1954)
St. Clair, Archer, and Elizabeth Parker McLachlan, ed. The Carver's Art: Medieval Sculpture in Ivory, Bone, and Horn. New Brunswick, N.J.: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, 1989. no. 24, p. 60.

Gaborit-Chopin, Danielle. Ivoires Médiévaux, Ve-XVe siècle. Paris: Musée du Louvre, 2003. p. 529.

Galan y Galindo, Angel. "Las arquetas de 'trovadores'." Boletín del Museo Arqueológico Nacional 27–28 (2009–10). pp. 43, 46, fig. 21.

Williamson, Paul, and Glyn Davies. Medieval Ivory Carvings, 1200–1550. Vol. 2. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2014. p. 677.



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