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Hexafoil box

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1736-1795

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Hexafoil box, Artist Unknown (China)
Hexafoil box: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Polychrome lacquer with incised decor
Size: 6 x 13 in. (15.24 x 33.02 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th century, Ch'ing dyansty
Inscriptions: Mark Chien Lung six Character mark.
Physical Description: hexagonal Box with lid, red lacquer. Flat top incised with two phoenix in flight among flowering peonies on a cell pattern ground; sides with shaped reserves of confronting dragons on key fret ground. Chien Lung six character mark.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund and Gift of funds from Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: 85.33a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009