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Title
Missal box
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1490 (Approximate)
Place: Paris?
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1490
Genres
missal boxes
Boxes
bindings (gathered matter components)
Notes
Content: Wrought iron over wood; with lock and with rings to hold a carrying strap.
Biographical/historical: Cofferets or caskets of this type are known to have been used as dispatch or book boxes. For discussion and for pictures of two similar iron boxes, cf. Kup, K. Notes on a fifteenth-century cofferet. (In: The Connoisseur. London. v. 140 (1957) p. 62-66)
Physical Description
Extent: 17 x 10 x 9 cm in case 19 cm
Type of Resource
Three dimensional object
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 131727291
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16833124
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 20.01.BEL38
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 46ffc920-d92e-013a-8bce-0242ac110003
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1490: Issued
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Missal box" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1490. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2e345840-d93b-013a-76cb-0242ac110003

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Missal box" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2e345840-d93b-013a-76cb-0242ac110003

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1490). Missal box Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2e345840-d93b-013a-76cb-0242ac110003

Wikipedia Citation

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Missal box