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Sutra Box with Dragon

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Yongle period (1403–24)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Red lacquer with incised decoration and gilding; damascened-brass lock and key
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); L. 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Purchase, Sir Joseph Hotung and The Vincent Astor Foundation Gifts, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.584a–c
60870

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