Description Coffrets, or small boxes, covered with leather were often used to store documents or other desk objects. It is decorated with floral patterns and includes two inscriptions: on the right, "J'ay bien choisi" ("I have chosen well"); and on the left, "Son voulloir est le myen" ("His will is my will"). The box was originally painted with red and blue against a natural leather background and had gilt details.
- The International Style: The Arts in Europe Around 1400. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1962.
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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