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Eight-lobed covered box with blue-and-white decoration of dragons, peaches, and floral scrolls

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Marks

Longqing nian zhi

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge, May 21, 1946. Gift of Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge, June 13, 1946.

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

Chinese, Ming dynasty, Longqing period, 1566–72

Dimensions

7.5 x 12.4 cm (2 15/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

46.543a

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain