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Asian Art

Box in the Shape of a Lotus Bud

Late 15th century

Stoneware with cobalt blue under a clear glaze

2 7/16 × 2 3/16 in. (6.2 × 5.6 cm)
Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, B.A. 1966
2001.137.12a-b
Geography: 
Vietnam
Culture: 
Vietnamese
Period: 
Le dynasty (1428–1788)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Hoi An shipwreck; Butterfields number 197106; Mr. and Mrs. Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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