Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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casket with cover
  • France
  • casket with cover, 1500s
  • Where object was made: France
  • enamel, wood, gilding, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 11.4 x 20.3 x 17.8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 8 x 7 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3454
Label Text

Small rectangular casket with hinged pyramid-shaped cover. The frame is gilded wood. The sides are black enamel with scenes that have figures painted in white. The scenes depict the life of Christ.