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Cosmetic Case (Lien)

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Artist Unknown (China)

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c. 100 B.C.-c. A.D. 100

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Cosmetic Case (Lien), Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Painted lacquer with silver inlay over wood core
Size: 5-3/4 x 6-11/16 x 6-11/16 in. (14.6 x 17.0 x 17.0 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: Han dynasty, 2nd century B.C.-A.D. 2nd century
Physical Description: cylindrical box with stepped cover; large inlaid flower on cover with 6 inlaid animals; organic patterns overall in red, including on exterior of bottom section
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.69.2.1a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009