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Chest, late 15th–early 16th century

This is a Chest. It is dated late 15th–early 16th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is wood, inlaid. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

  • Frame, ca. 1800
  • cast and gilt bronze.
  • Gift of Jacob H. Schiff.
  • 1904-20-101

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 24.3 x 49 x 29.7 cm (9 9/16 x 19 5/16 x 11 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Chest, late 15th–early 16th century; wood, inlaid; H x W x D: 24.3 x 49 x 29.7 cm (9 9/16 x 19 5/16 x 11 11/16 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-90-1-a/g

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