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Asian Art

Dynastic Histories Case

18th century

Walnut, 15 cases of various dimensions on two bases

19 × 20 × 9 1/2 in. (48.26 × 50.8 × 24.13 cm)
Gift in memory of Arthur F. and Mary C. Wright
1989.84.1a-z
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Prof. Arthur F. Wright (1913–1976) and Prof. Mary C. Wright (1917–1970), Collection, Guilford, Conn.; by inheritance, Dr. Charles Duncan Wright, Portland, ME; gift in 1989 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 36, 44, no. 52.

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