Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment of a Box Lid (?)

Ceramic with celadon glaze (possibly Yue ware)
smallest: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)–largest: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Menke, 1982
Accession Number:
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Menke , New York (until 1982; donated to MMA)
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