Octagonal Box,15th century  Spanish.  Ivory and various wood inlays,polychromy,gilt copper alloy mounts.

Octagonal Box Date: century Culture: Spanish Medium: Ivory & various wood inlays, polychromy, gilt-copper alloy mounts Dimensions: Overall: 6 x 5 x 5 in. x x cm) Classification: Ivories

Marriage casket, 14th century. Artist Unidentified artist, French, 14th century French. Ivory casket with engraved silver mounts. Decorated with 15 reliefs, each depicting an amorous couple; on the lid 4, on the front 3 on each side 2 (the right hand with Tristan and Iseult watched by King Marke, and a couple playing chess). The silver straps engraved with long-necked dragons; engraved silver esutcheon over key-tablet, 16th-17th century. Panel and strap at left side broken.

Marriage casket, 14th century. Artist Unidentified artist, French, 14th century French. Ivory casket with engraved silver mounts. Decorated with 15 reliefs, each depicting an amorous couple; on the lid 4, on the front 3 on each side 2 (the right hand with Tristan and Iseult watched by King Marke, and a couple playing chess). The silver straps engraved with long-necked dragons; engraved silver esutcheon over key-tablet, 16th-17th century. Panel and strap at left side broken.

ITALIAN, TUSCANY, 13TH/ 14TH CENTURY  DAGGER BOX WITH THE ARMS OF THE RONCHIVECCI, UBERI, SCARLATTI AND BALDOVINI FAMILIES

ITALIAN, TUSCANY, 13TH/ 14TH CENTURY DAGGER BOX WITH THE ARMS OF THE RONCHIVECCI, UBERI, SCARLATTI AND BALDOVINI FAMILIES

Casket with Erotes and Animals Date: 12th century Geography: Made in Northern Adriatic Culture: Italian or Byzantine Medium: Bone plaques and ornamental strips over wooden casket with silk lining; copper handle, clasps, lock plate, and nails Dimensions: Overall: 4 3/4 x 15 1/2 x 7 3/4in. (12.1 x 39.4 x 19.7cm) Classification: Ivories

Casket with Erotes and Animals, Byzantine The Met. century Overall: 4 x 15 x 7 Bone plaques and ornamental strips over wooden casket with silk lining; copper handle, clasps, lock plate, and nails

Tristan and Isolde casket, Northern Europe c. 1350-70 - V&A opens new furniture gallery

Casket Place of origin: Europe (western, made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Oak, carved and painted, with metal mounts and textile/paper lining

Game Box (open) ~ Italian ~ 14th century ~ Bone, wood, stain over wood core with paper and textile lining, metal mounts ~ Metropolitan Museum of Art ~ Bone and wood inlays embellish exterior of this wood box. The top is designed for backgammon or the game of tables, while the sides contain repeating lozenges with pinwheel patterns. The underside functions as a chessboard with stained bone squares, alternating green and natural bone color.

Game Box (open) ~ Italian ~ 14th century ~ Bone, wood, stain over wood core with paper and textile lining, metal mounts ~ Metropolitan Museum of Art ~ Bone and wood inlays embellish exterior of this wood box. The top is designed for backgammon or the game of tables, while the sides contain repeating lozenges with pinwheel patterns. The underside functions as a chessboard with stained bone squares, alternating green and natural bone color.

Box | 1580 | V | This box may have been used for combs, brushes and other small personal accessories. Contemporary illustrations show such boxes hung on the wall in a bed chamber beside a dressing mirror with similar decoration. This type of decoration appears to have been a Venetian speciality

Box

Box, Italy (Venice), ca Beechwood with panels of painted bone and bronze handles.

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