Jewel Casket

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Jewel Casket

France, 1867
Furnishings; Accessories
Silver, gilt-metal, emeralds, garnets, lapis lazuli, enamel, and velvet
a) Casket: 15 3/4 x 14 x 10 1/2 in. (40.01 x 35.56 x 26.67 cm); b) Base: 1 3/8 x 16 1/8 in. (3.49 x 40.96 cm); Overall: 17 5/8 x 16 1/8 x 12 1/2 in. (44.77 x 40.96 x 31.75 cm)
Gift of Lynda and Stewart Resnick in honor of the museum's 40th anniversary through the 2002 Collectors Committee (M.2005.174a-b)
Currently on public view:
Ahmanson Building, floor 3 MAP IT
Ahmanson Building, floor 3

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