- late Ming (1368–1644) or early Qing (1644–1911) dynasty
- 17th–18th century
- Wood (huanghuli or Dalbergia odorifera)
- H. 30 in. (76.2 cm); W. 73 in. (185.4 cm); D. 21 1/8 in. (53.7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in honor of Miss Alice Boney, 1976
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This coffer originally served as an ancestral altar. The undivided compartment beneath the three drawers provided storage space for hanging scrolls and other long objects related to ancestral worship.