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Cartouche Shaped Presentation Box

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1779

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Cartouche Shaped Presentation Box, Artist Unknown (China)
: Ch'ien Lung Gold Boxes in Gift
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Cast and chased gold with rubies, sapphires and jade
Size: 2 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. (5.08 x 17.78 x 13.97 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th century, Ch'ing dyansty
Physical Description: Gold presentation box, cartouche-shaped, scalloped; surface chased with swastika-fret design. Bears the emblem of Lan Tsai-Ho, a basket of flowers, which trail over the cover. One of a set of 8 presented to Emperor Ch'ien Lung in the 43rd year of his reig
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus L. Searle
Accession Number: 41.57.3a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009