Inscription: inscribed (on band around bottom of box and cover, repeated): "AMOR : MERCE : SI . VS . PLAV" (Love, grace, if it please you)
Apfelstädt, Münster ; [ Theodor Fischer, Lucerne (1930–1955)]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighty-Fifth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1954-1955." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 14, no. 1 (Summer 1955). p. 14.