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Octagonal Box

15th century
Ivory & various wood inlays, polychromy, gilt-copper alloy mounts
Overall: 6 1/8 x 5 9/16 x 5 1/2 in. (15.6 x 14.1 x 13.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
Private Collector, New York; Edwin M. Berolzheimer, New York (sold 1950); [ Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York (March 9, 1950)
Arms & Armor, Renaissance Furniture, Italian Maiolica [...] from the Collection of the Late Edwin M. Berolzheimer [...] and property of M.M. Movaghar [...]. New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, March 9, 1950. no. 148, p. 23.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighty-First Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1950." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 10, no. 1 (Summer 1951). p. 26.

Ferber, Stanley, ed. Islam and the Medieval West. Binghamton: University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1975. no. 89.

Mann, Vivian B., Jerrilynn D. Dodds, and T. F. Glick, ed. Convivencia: Jews, Muslims, and Christians in Medieval Spain. New York: Jewish Museum, 1992. no. 91, p. 236.

Galan y Galindo, Angel. Marfiles Medievales del Islam: Volume 2, Catálogo de Piezas. Cordoba: Publicaciones Obra Social Y Cultural Cajasur, 2005. no. 91003, pp. 471, 511.

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