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Round Covered Box

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Round Covered Box, Artist Unknown (China)
Round Covered Box: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Painted lacquer with "filled-in" decoration (<I>tian-ch'i<I>)
Size: 3 5/16 x 6 11/16 x 6 11/16 in. (8.4 x 17 x 17 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th century, Ming dynasty
Physical Description: rounded sides decorated with 2 geometric patterned bands flanked by upper band of characters in cloud forms and lower band of objects floating on waves; painted diaper pattern on flat top
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.68.13a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009