The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Casket
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • France or Italy
  • late 16th century or early 17th century
  • Steel and gold, engraved, inlaid and damascened
  • Height: 15.5 cm
    Length: 18.4 cm
    Depth: 12.7 cm
  • W80
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
  • This casket or IIIM572 acquried by the comte de Nieuwerkerke in 1865 from Mertz; acquired by Sir Richard Wallace with the Nieuwerkerke collection in 1871