Missal box

Missal box

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Offered by Bruil & Brandsma



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The rectangular box with a trapezoidal top and front hasp, the wrought iron panels on a wood carcase. Below the traced iron a layer of red linnen. Four rings for a carrying strap.

Called a coffret a mailles or a la maniere d’Espagne, these type of boxes were often used for hand-illuminated prayer books, which were cherished and valuable objects.

 
 
Origin
France
Period
Late fifteenth century
Material
Oak mounted with iron
Reference
100-35
Sizes
15 x 16.5 x 24 cm

Offered by

Bruil & Brandsma

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 68
1017 DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 4207359
http://www.bb-art.com

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