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Two-tiered stand

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Provenance

An unknown Meiji period collector (b. 1868-d. 1912); 1935, sold by this collector at auction in Japan. Until about 1986, private collection, Japan. 1986, Donald J.Wineman , New York; sold by Donald Wineman to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 22, 1986)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds from the Charles Bain Hoyt Fund and donated anonymously

Chinese, Ming dynasty, early 16th century

Dimensions

Overall: 45.5 x 30 x 30 cm (17 15/16 x 11 13/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.513

Medium or Technique

Hardwood and lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens