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Scenes of romance on a small box
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Scenes of romance on a small box

Circa 1300-50

North France, 14th Century

Height: 50 mm; Width: 205 mm; Weight: 442 g (includes metal fittings etc.); Depth: 105 mm;

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Gambier-Parry, Mark; bequest; 1966

About this work
Romance, illustrated in these scenes of flirtation, was a favourite theme for decorating luxury objects such as ivory caskets, combs and mirror backs (Permanent collection label)

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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