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Round box with dragon and flower

Type
Box
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, Wanli reign, 1590s
Medium
Carved red, black, and yellow lacquer (ticai) on wood core
Dimension(s)
H x W: 13.2 x 32.3 cm (5 3/16 x 12 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1953.63a-b
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Keyword(s)
China, cloud, dragon, flower, inscription, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Wanli reign (1573 - 1620), wave, WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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