Box with cover

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Brownish red rectangular cigarette box made of molded lacquer or lacquer-like material with a metal interior divided into two small compartments. Lid features scene of women in garden setting.

Historical period(s)
Qing Dynasty, Late 19th - early 20th century
Medium
Molded lacquer, or lacquer-like material, and metal.
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 6.2 x 21.5 x 9 cm (2 7/16 x 8 7/16 x 3 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.3918
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Box

Keywords
China, garden, Paul Singer collection, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), woman
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Description

Brownish red rectangular cigarette box made of molded lacquer or lacquer-like material with a metal interior divided into two small compartments. Lid features scene of women in garden setting.

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

Copyright with museum