Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Make a donation.

close-button
Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Blind with covered box

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
a: Bamboo, silk, cotton, paint bc: Lacquered wood
Dimensions:
a: 65 x 37 1/4 in. (165.1 x 94.6 cm) bc: H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); L. 41 1/4 in. (104.8 cm) With cover: H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Bamboo
Credit Line:
Gift of Edna Bahr, 1962
Accession Number:
62.97.15a–c
Not on view
Inscription: On box: (two characters) Chinese; written inscription inside indicating location for use
Edna Bahr , Ridgefield, CT (until 1962; donated to MMA) ; Edna Bahr , Ridgefield, CT (until 1962; donated to MMA)
Related Objects

Brush holder with immortal realms

Medium: Bamboo Accession: 2011.7 On view in:Gallery 219

Sutra box with dragons amid clouds

Medium: Red lacquer with incised decoration inlaid with gold; damascened brass lock and key Accession: 2001.584a–c On view in:Gallery 221

Folding Fan with Fishing Net Decoration

Date: late 16th–early 17th century Medium: Folding fan; ink on gold-flecked paper and gold-flecked lacquered bamboo fanbones and endpieces Accession: 1988.212 On view in:Not on view

Incense holder with scholars in a landscape

Artist: Zhu Sansong (active ca. 1573–1619) Date: late 16th–early 17th century Medium: Bamboo Accession: 1995.271 On view in:Gallery 219

Rice measure with four constellation deities

Date: 16th century Medium: Carved red, green, and black lacquer Accession: 13.100.140 On view in:Gallery 220