Museum files 2010: North Italian (Tyrol or Piedmont), 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 15th century.
Polychromy - Gilding
Extensive polychromy (red and green) and gilding.
The interior is decorated with a chequered pattern alternating ebony and bone. The iconographical cycle is inspired by the Biblia pauperum.
Collection of Olegario Junyent, Catalan painter, stage designer and illustrator (b. 1856, d. 1956); collection of Bartolomé March Servera (d. 1998); acquired on the Spanish antiques market in 1996.
Exposición Oleguer Junyent, exhibition catalogue, Barcelona, Palacio de la Virreina, 1961, p. 47, no. 215.
'Palma de Mallorca. Kästchen aus privaten Sammlungen. Kleinodientruhen private Denkmäller', in Die Weltkunst 4 (15 February 1980), p. 404.
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