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Casket

Date:
probably second half 19th century
Culture:
probably French, Paris
Medium:
Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt; wood, partly gilt
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm); L. 10 5/8 in. (27.0 cm.); W. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.)
Classification:
Enamels
Credit Line:
The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number:
32.75.32
Not on view
Signature: (on box, front plaque) PER/FRANCOIS LIMOSIN/1579 (falsely);
(on other three plaques) F. LIMOSIN/ 1579 (falsely); (on each plaque of cover) F.L. (falsely)
Giovanni Pertinax Morosini (to his daughter Giulia) ; by descent, Giulia P. Morosini (until d. 1932; to MMA)
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