Description The copper case has been enameled and then painted with the classical scene of Diana, Roman goddess of the hunt, as she discovers the beautiful, eternally young shepherd Endymion asleep on Mt. Latmus, where she joined him every evening. The interior of the case is also enameled and painted with floral motifs.
Provenance Robert Hoe; Sale, American Art Association, New York, Feb. 15, 1911, no. 2307; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On movement: Antho[n] Bradt, Augsburg
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911
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