Exhibitions/ Art Object

Lozenge-Shaped Tray

Yuan dynasty (1271–1368)
14th century
Brown lacquer
L. 13 in. (33 cm); W. 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, in honor of Douglas Dillon, 2001
Accession Number:
Not on view
Simple lacquer objects comprising a wood base covered with black or brown lacquer were used widely during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
R. H. Ellsworth Ltd. , New York, until 2001; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Red and Black: Chinese Lacquer, 13th–16th Century," September 7, 2011–June 10, 2012.

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