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明初 剔紅庭園高士圖漆盤
Dish with garden scene

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
late 14th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Carved red lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); Diam. 7 3/34 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving, 2015
Accession Number:
2015.500.1.73
Not on view
Elegant grounds and inviting pavilions are often depicted on Chinese carved lacquer works of the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. These settings were prevalent in the cities of southern China, where they served as venues for entertainment and as private spaces for self-reflection and renewal.
Florence and Herbert Irving , New York (until 2015; donated to MMA)
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