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Hatbox (Tanggeontong)


Artist Unknown (Korea)


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G206
Hatbox (Tanggeontong), Artist Unknown (Korea)
Hatbox (Tanggeontong): Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, lacquer, abalone shell, metal
Size: 9 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 9 in. (23.5 x 22.23 x 22.86 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Korea
Culture: Asia, Korea
Style: 19th century, Joseon Dynasty
Physical Description: octagonal hinged box with mother of pearl exterior; metal hinges and decorative latch with 2 round cutout designs on either side; blue papered interior
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Will-Bes Dominicana Company, Chong Won Trading Company, Beautic Company, Yang Jee Industrial Company, the Margurite Kim Memorial Fund, the Harriet Hanley Estate, and the Mimi Johnson Estate
Accession Number: 2002.219.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009