- Museum number
Casket; Embriachi type with certosina decoration; wood; ivory; bone; horn; carved; stained. Rectangular casket with stepped and domed lid. The lid with carved and pierced panels of winged putti bearing wreaths and with scrolls among foliage. The body of the casket with panels representing the story of Susannah and the Elders, classical columns at the corners and at the centrel of each long side.
- Production date
- 1415-1425 (circa)
Length: 510 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The casket is probably of the later style of the Embriachi workshop.. It bears more classicizing details, such as the fluted columns, the well, and the deliberate 'all antica' style of the soldiers.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2011-2012 07 Mar-07 Sep, Norwich, Norwich Castle Museum, Norwich Loan.
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Susanna and the Elders
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number