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Jewelry Box, 16th century

  • Italian

Stucco, pastiglia, velvet

  • Overall: 4 1/16 × 8 3/16 × 5 5/16 inches (10.3 × 20.8 × 13.5 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase



European Sculpture and Dec Arts

(J. Salomon)

1922-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Valentiner, W. R. "New Period Rooms," Bulletin of the DIA 3, no. 4 (January 1923): p. 27 (ill.). de Winter, Patrick M. "A Little-Known Creation of Reniassance Decorative Arts: The White Lead Pastiglia Box," Saggi e Memorie di Storia dell'Arte, vol. 14 (1984): pp. 13-14, 25, 39-40.

Italian, Jewelry Box, 16th century, stucco, pastiglia, velvet. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 22.262.