Casket, Ivory, gilt copper mounts, French


14th century
Ivory, gilt copper mounts
Overall: 2 3/4 x 5 9/16 x 4 5/8 in. (7 x 14.1 x 11.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Paul Casimir GarnierParis (by 1906); his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris (December 18-23, 1916, no. 45); George and Florence Blumenthal, Paris and (by 1926-1941)
Migeon, Gaston. "La Collection de M. Paul Garnier: II. – Objets d'Art du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance." Les Arts 53 (May 1906). p. 16.

Collection Paul Garnier: Objets d'art & de haute curiosité du Moyen Age, de la Renaissance, des XVIIe, XVIIIe siècles et autres. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, December 18-23, 1916. no. 45, p. 12.

Rubinstein-Bloch, Stella. Catalogue of the Collection of George and Florence Blumenthal, New York: Volume 3, Works of Art, Mediaeval and Renaissance. Paris: A. Lévy, 1926. pl. VIII.

St. Clair, Archer, and Elizabeth Parker McLachlan, ed. The Carver's Art: Medieval Sculpture in Ivory, Bone, and Horn. New Brunswick, N.J.: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, 1989. no. 22, p. 58.

Williamson, Paul, and Glyn Davies. Medieval Ivory Carvings, 1200–1550. Vol. 1. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2014. p. 491.