On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304

Rarely do such handsome enamel chests survive intact. Replete with charming images of animals and warriors, this example may have been used by either a worldly prince or a church official.

Coffret, Copper: engraved, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; green, yellow, red, and white; wood core with applied parchment, gesso; traces of red paint., French

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