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Casket (Coffanetto or scrigno)

Date:
ca. 1570–90
Culture:
Italian (Venice)
Medium:
Beechwood, Honduras rosewood veneer, partially gilded, painted and lacquered, gold powder, gold leaf, silver flakes, silver-gilt handle
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 7 3/4 x 16 7/16 x 11 3/8 in. (19.7 x 41.8 x 28.9 cm) Other (with handle): 10 3/8in. (26.4cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.25a, b
201959:6

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