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Truncated Pyramidal Box with Punched Decoration
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Truncated Pyramidal Box with Punched Decoration


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Description This box differs from others in the Siculo-Arabic style in having the diagonal joints between plates connected with ivory pins. There are punched crosses at the corners and on the lid, with traces of red pigment. One edge of the cover is damaged.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
12th century
Medium
ivory, copper-gilt mounts
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.312
Measurements
2 13/16 x 4 7/8 x 3 3/16 in. (7.1 x 12.4 x 8.1 cm)
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Not On View

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