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Turned Cylindrical Box with Molded Decoration
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Turned Cylindrical Box with Molded Decoration


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Description This ivory box is made with molded decorations, where both the body and lid are composed of elements turned on the lathe with raised ribbed moldings at top and bottom. The mounts are complete: lock, hasp, handle, hinges, and suspension rings. The four supports at the base not only tie the bottom and sides together but also serve as feet.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
12th century (Romanesque)
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.309
Measurements
H: 6 1/8 x W: 4 15/16 in. (15.5 x 12.5 cm)
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