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元 剔紅高仕圖菱形漆盤
Lozenge-Shaped Dish with Garden Scene

Period:
Yuan dynasty (1271–1368)
Date:
14th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Carved red lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); W. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm); L. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving, 2015
Accession Number:
2015.500.1.32
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 221
The scholar gentleman walking with his attendant, who is holding a zither, appears to be leaving his pavilion, either after having just participated in an event or perhaps on his way to another that would have included music, poetry, painting, and wine.
Florence and Herbert Irving , New York (until 2015; donated to MMA)
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