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Set of Five Pigment Tablets Decorated with Chrysanthemums in Lacquer Box

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Ink, lacquer
Dimensions:
Box: W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); L. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm); D. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) Each ink: L. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm); W. 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm); D. 1/2 in. (1/3 cm)
Classification:
Ink
Credit Line:
Gift of A. W. Bahr, 1958
Accession Number:
58.64.25a–g
Not on view
Inscription: On lid between dragons, in back and right side of all inks: Da Fu Guei yi Shou Gao (trans: Great wealth, high honor, also longevity;inscription read by Fong Chow, 1958).
A. W. Bahr , (until 1958; donated to MMA)
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