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Box with mother-of-pearl inlay

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Provenance

By 1948, Charles Bain Hoyt (b. 1889 - d. 1949), Camden; 1950, bequest of Hoyt to the MFA (Accession Date: May 11, 1950).

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Korean, Joseon dynasty, 17th–18th century

Object Place

Korea

Dimensions

L. 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.), w. 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.), h. 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.1685a-b

Medium or Technique

Lacquer on wood with inlaid mother-of-pearl decoration and metal fittings

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works