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Filigree Chest

MO 74.214.3
Filigree Chest
Maker unknown
Silver
6 5/8" x 5 1/2" x 4 5/8"
Silver gilt filigree footed chest with an arched lid. The exterior of the chest is elaborately decorated with flora and fauna motifs.
This chest was presented to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy at the Vatican in March 1962 during her audience with Pope John XXIII.
Pope John XXIII, Pope (1958-1963)
JFKPOF-128-005
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Donated to the United States
JFKSG-MO-1974-214-3