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Box

Date:
late 15th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Leather (Cuir bouilli), painted interior
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 9/16 x 4 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. (4 x 12 x 7.4 cm)
Classification:
Leatherwork
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1956
Accession Number:
56.150a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
Inscription: Inscribed: (around ends and front of lower part of lid) Ama Dio De Bon Core A Bon Fin (Love God with a good heart to a good end)
Harry G. and Adele O. Friedman, New York (until 1956)
Husband, Timothy B., and Jane Hayward, ed. The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages. New York: Dutton Publishing, 1975. no. 4b, p. 23.



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