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Octagonal Box

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

15th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Octagonal Box, Artist Unknown (China)
Octagonal Box: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Red and black carved lacquer (t'i-hsi)
Size: 9 1/4 x 12 5/8 x 12 5/8 in. (23.5 x 32.1 x 32.1 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 15th century, Ming dynasty
Physical Description: octagonal box with lid; lid carved with central circle surrounded by 4 C-scrolls and 4 concentric bands of tixi scrolls; box decorated with rolls of same scrolls; black interior
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.73.2a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009