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Sutra Box with Dragons amid Clouds

Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Yongle period (1403–24)
Culture: China
Medium: Red lacquer with incised decoration inlaid with gold; 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

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