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Missal box with woodcut of God Almighty inside lid.

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Title
Missal box with woodcut of God Almighty inside lid.
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1490 (Approximate)
Place: [Paris?]
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1490+
Topics
Boxes
Notes
Content: Cofferets or caskets of this type are known to have been used as dispatch and book boxes. It is possible that, withthe addition of a consecrated altar stone, they may have served as portable altars.
Content: In this box is laid: Catholic church, Roman. Liturgy and ritual. Missal. [Missale romanum] [Nuremberg, 1484]
Content: Kup, K. A fifteenth-century cofferet. (In: Renaissance news. New York. v. 9 (1956) p. 14-19) Kup, K. Notes on a fifteenth-century cofferet. (In: The Connoisseur. London. v. 140 (1957) p. 62-66)
Content: Leather covered wooden box bound with metal straps; fittedwith lock and with lugs at sides to hold a carrying strap;lid slightly vaulted; bottom largely restored. Probably made in Paris between 1480 and 1520.
Content: Woodcut (Schreiber 750) of the Almighty Enthroned, hand colored, pasted inside lid, had appeared in the Verdun missal printed by Jean Du Pré in Paris in 1481.
Physical Description
Extent: 29 x 20 x 11cm. in case 36cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16833845
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a6bdc120-c54a-012f-30f9-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1490: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Missal box with woodcut of God Almighty inside lid." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1490. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8903a2e0-d119-a4f2-e040-e00a18067b9b

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Missal box with woodcut of God Almighty inside lid." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8903a2e0-d119-a4f2-e040-e00a18067b9b

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1490). Missal box with woodcut of God Almighty inside lid. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8903a2e0-d119-a4f2-e040-e00a18067b9b

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Missal box with woodcut of God Almighty inside lid.