Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Inscribed: Jamaica 1685
(Paul Graupe, Paris, France);
consigned to (Schaeffer Galleries, New York, New York, USA);
1948-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Page, Addison Franklin. "A Tortoiseshell Box," Bulletin of the DIA 28, no. 3 (1948): pp. 58-59, p. 58 (ill.).
possibly Jamaican, West Indies; possibly English, Jewelry Box, 1685, tortoise shell, silver, and pigment with modern velvet and textile removeable linings. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund, 48.5.