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Asian Art

Box with Camellias

16th century

Carved red lacquer

1 × 2 1/4 in. (2.5 × 5.7 cm)
Bequest of F. Wells Williams, B.A. 1879
1928.224a-b
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Lacquer
Provenance: 

Samuel Wells Williams (1812–1884) Collection; bequest of Frederick Wells Williams (1857–1928) in 1928; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 265, no. 478, ill.

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.