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Carved red lacquer peach-shaped box

Provenance

Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 11.6 cm

Accession Number

1991.201a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood, lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works