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Game Box

15th–16th century
Bone, traces of gilding and paint over wooden core with red silk interior, metal mounts
Overall: 2 3/4 x 7 1/16 x 5 7/8 in. (7 x 18 x 14.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Friedman, 1954
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
Harry G. and Adele O. Friedman, New York (until 1954)
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. 24, p. 60.

Gaborit-Chopin, Danielle. Ivoires Médiévaux, Ve-XVe siècle. Paris: Musée du Louvre, 2003. p. 529.

Galan y Galindo, Angel. Marfiles Medievales del Islam: Volume 1, Texto. Cordoba: Publicaciones Obra Social Y Cultural Cajasur, 2005. p. 75.

Galan y Galindo, Angel. "Las arquetas de 'trovadores'." Boletín del Museo Arqueológico Nacional 27–28 (2009–10). pp. 43, 46, fig. 21.

Williamson, Paul, and Glyn Davies. Medieval Ivory Carvings, 1200–1550. Vol. 2. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2014. p. 677.

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