Artist attributed to Johann Andreas Thelot, German, 1655-1734
Artist attributed to Johann Valentin Gevers, German, 1662-1737
  • Jewel Casket
Date ca. between 1700 and 1710
Medium Silver, silver gilt, tortoiseshell, and green-tinted ivory on wood carcass
Dimensions Overall: 12 1/4 × 18 1/2 × 15 inches (31.1 × 47 × 38.1 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts General Fund and funds from Mr. and Mrs. Raymond M. Cracchiolo, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Larson, The Stoddard Family Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gabrys, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gargaro, Lila and Gilbert Silverman, The Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Robert Jacobs, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Aronoff, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brodie, Vivian Day and John Stroh, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eisenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry D'Avanzo, Mr. and Mrs. Erwin S. Simon, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Tibbitts, Andrew L. and Gayle Shaw Camden, Rebecca and Gerhardt Hein, Lova Khoram, Charlotte Robson, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Tahill, Deborah Thompson, and Mrs. Edward J. Tutag
Accession Number 2005.22
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S350, Level 3 (see map)
(J. Kugel Antiquaires, Paris, France);
2005-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Darr, Alan. P. and Brian Gallagher. "Recent acquisitions (2000-2006) of European sculpture and decorative arts at The Detroit Institute of Arts." The Burlington Magazine 149, no. 1251 (June 2007): p. 451, pl. VI (ill.).