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Inscription

Inscription on bottom incised and painted in gold reads: "Da Ming Xuande nianzhi" ("Made in the Xuande reign of Ming dynasty").

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mary W. B. Curtis

Chinese, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

H. 6.8 x Dia. 18.5 cm (2 11/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.269a-b

Medium or Technique

Carved red lacquer on wood core

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works