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Black lacquer box (for 43. 2106a) with gold figures sitting in a lush garden on the outside. The interior is lined in blue silk satin. The inside cover shows a painted "Mandarin" style court scene with figures that have appliquéd ivory colored faces wearing purple, blue and green robes. The...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, November 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Chinese, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 37.5cm (8 7/8 x 14 3/4in.)

Accession Number

43.2106b

Medium or Technique

Lacquered wood; paint; silk satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes