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Basketwork Box

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1688

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Basketwork Box, Artist Unknown (China)
Basketwork Box: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Bamboo cane, wood, and painted lacquer
Size: 5-1/4 x 16-1/2 x 16-1/2 in. (13.3 x 41.9 x 41.9 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: 17th century, Ch'ing dynasty; Kangxi period
Inscriptions: 3 inscriptions: on bottom of box and cover, in red, and on top of cover, in gold
Physical Description: high flared foot; sides of box and cover are red basketwork bordered with red and black lacquer rims; top painted with stag and doe, butterflies and bees and flowers in multicolors
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.158.1a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009