H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); L. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
John Stewart Kennedy Fund, 1913
Not on view
Asymmetrical, fruit-shaped boxes such as this one were made as part of sets of vessels used to hold confections and stored together in a larger box. The depth of the carving of the lychees on the cover and the lattice patterns on the sides are both typical of eighteenth-century carved lacquer.