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Ink box with blue-and-white decoration of flower scrolls

Marks

Da Ming Xuande nian zhi

Provenance

By 1923, Mrs. George J. Foran (d. 1946), Boston [see note 1]; 1946, from Mrs. Foran to an anonymous collector; 1946, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession date: September 12, 1946) NOTES: [1] Lent by Mrs. George J. Foran to the MFA on November 14, 1923. The object remained at the Museum on loan until the time is was acquired in 1946.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Foran

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century

Object Place

China

Accession Number

46.816

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain