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Cylindrical Box (Pyxis)
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Cylindrical Box (Pyxis)


Description Provenance Credit
Description This ivory box is decorated with roundels and drinking figures and bears an inscription in "naskhi."
Provenance Baer Collection, Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Germanisches Museum; J. G. Pollack Collection, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henri Daguerre, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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Period
12th-13th century (Medieval)
Medium
ivory, with paint and gilding
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.311
Measurements
H with Knob: 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (14 x 13.05 cm)
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