Casket with Erotes and Animals

Date: 12th century
Geography: Made in Northern Adriatic
Culture: Italian or Byzantine
Medium: Bone plaques and ornamental strips over wooden casket with silk lining; copper handle, clasps, lock plate, and nails
Dimensions: Overall: 4 3/4 x 15 1/2 x 7 3/4in. (12.1 x 39.4 x 19.7cm)
Classification: Ivories
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.235

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