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Asian Art

Packing chest

early to mid-20th century

Carved camphorwood

25 × 18 1/2 × 52 1/2 in. (63.5 × 46.99 × 133.35 cm)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.222.180
Geography: 
Made in China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911) or Republican period (1912–49)
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Inherited in 1948 by J. Crockett from his great-aunt, a missionary surgical nurse at St. Mary's Hall, Shanghai from 1921 through 1931, when she was transferred to St. Luke's hospital, Manila, Philippines.

Bibliography: 

Leandro Locsin and Cecilia Locsin, Oriental Ceramics Discovered in the Philippines (Rutland, Vt.: C.E. Tuttle Co., 1967).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.