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Part of Medieval Art and The Cloisters
Date: late 1300s or early 1400sAccession Number: 41.100.173
Date: 1350–1400Accession Number: 2000.153
Date: early 15th centuryAccession Number: 46.85.6
Date: ca. 1400–1420Accession Number: 40.66a–c
Date: mid-16th centuryAccession Number: 27.185.203
Date: late 1200s–early 1300sAccession Number: 52.21.2
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The Lawrence A. and Barbara Fleishman Gallery of Late Medieval Secular Art displays a range of works. Ivory caskets, mirror cases, a gaming board and chess pieces, ceramics, and glass give a sense of the kinds and quality of objects one might find in a wealthy medieval household. Among its highlights are a rare ceremonial saddle decorated with scenes of courtship, and the painted cover of an account book commissioned by the commune of Siena, which depicts civic administrators at work.
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