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Square Dish


Artist Unknown (China)


mid 16th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Square Dish, Artist Unknown (China)
Square Dish: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Carved red and yellow lacquer (<I>t'i-hung<I>)
Size: 1 5/16 x 6 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. (3.3 x 17.1 x 17.5 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 16th century, Ming dynasty
Inscriptions: '0669', in white, on bottom
Physical Description: small tray with square form on a short foot; central scene in circular frame of 3 scholars seated in a landscape playing a board game; floral patterns around edge; red lacquer
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.68.9
Added to Site: February 28, 2009