Carved lacquer box with cover decorated with Shoulao and the Eight Immortals

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Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, Probably Wanli reign, 1465-1644, probably 1573-1620
Medium
Carved red lacquer (tihong) on wood core
Dimensions
H x W: 4.5 x 9.8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 7/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1953.69a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Box

Keywords
China, crane, Elder Zhang Guo, Immortal Woman He, Iron-Crutch Li, Lan Caihe, Lu Dongbin, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Philosopher Han Xiang, Royal Uncle Cao, Shoulao, WWII-era provenance, Zhongli Quan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum