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Box in the shape of a flower

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
18th century
Gilt, silver, cloisonné and painted enamels, and semiprecious stones
H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950
Accession Number:
50.145.326a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 219
Mary Stillman Harkness , New York (until d. 1950; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Excellence and Elegance: Decorative Arts of the Eighteenth-Century Qing Court," August 25, 2007–November 25, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Extravagant Display: Chinese Art in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," December 14, 2010–May 1, 2011.

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