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Presentation Box

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1779

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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 jades
Size: 2 x 6 1/2 x 6 in. (5.08 x 16.51 x 15.24 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th century, Ch'ing dyansty
Physical Description: Gold presentation box; round, scalloped border; chased with swastika-fret design. Bears flute, emblem of Han Hsiang Tzu, surrounded by sprays of spun gold leaves and flowers picked out with small cabochon rubies, sapphires and green jade. One of a set of
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus L. Searle
Accession Number: 41.57.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009