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Storage Chest


Artist Unknown (Turkey)


17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G243
Storage Chest, Artist Unknown (Turkey)
Storage Chest: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood with mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell and ivory veneer with silver inlay
Size: 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (31.75 x 23.5 x 41.91 cm) (closed)
Creation Place: Turkey
Culture: Turkey
Style: 17th century, Ottoman dynasty
Physical Description: rectangular form on bracket feet; hinged beveled cover; inlay overall with central palmette medallion with pendant element and corner pieces with cartouche borders; side with trefoils forming trellis pattern with similar borders
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Katherine Kittredge McMillan Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 2004.54
Added to Site: March 1, 2009