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Square tray with dated inscription

Marks

Nei yong between two dragons on base

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, Ming dynasty, Xuande, 15th–16th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 14 x 14 cm

Accession Number

1991.204

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork