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Buddhist Manuscript Box


Artist Unknown (Thailand)


c. 1850

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G213
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Buddhist Manuscript Box: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, lacquer, gold leaf (<I>lai rod nam<I>) technique
Size: 5 5/8 x 32 11/16 x 10 9/16 in. (14.3 x 83 x 26.8 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Thailand
Culture: Asia, Thailand
Style: 19th century, Bangkok period
Physical Description: rectangular box with removable lid; red on interior; 3 panels on each long side decorated with seated figure with hands folded and organic background and border designs
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Alan and Dena Naylor Southeast Asian Art Fund
Accession Number: 2000.205a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009