Oval box with lid and dolphin handles

citation

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Medium
Silver and gilt
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 7 x 14 x 8.8 cm (2 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/16 in)
Geography
China or Tibet
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
RLS1997.48.436a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Metalwork
Type

Box

Keywords
Buddha, Buddhism, casting, China, Paul Singer collection, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), repousse, twisted wire, wirework
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

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

Copyright with museum