This is a particularly fine cast of a casket of which more than thirty versions are known including examples in the Louvre, Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Frick Collection. Radcliffe's entry on the version in the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection contains a comprehensive discussion of sources for the design and its old attributions (op. cit.).
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