Monday, May 18, 2009

thinking of boxes and caskets

Ivory casket with scenes from the Romances
Medieval, about AD 1325-50 Paris
Length: 21.20cm
Width: 12.70cm
Height: 7.30cm
from the British Museum permanent collection

I like that the lid has a bow in it and that the attachments are very visible ( and are metal).

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