Carved lacquer box with cover decorated with Shoulao and the Eight Immortals

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, Probably Wanli reign, 1465-1644, probably 1573-1620
Medium
Carved red lacquer (tihong) on wood core
Dimensions
H x W: 4.5 x 9.8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 7/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1953.69a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Box

Keywords
China, crane, Elder Zhang Guo, Immortal Woman He, Iron-Crutch Li, Lan Caihe, Lu Dongbin, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Philosopher Han Xiang, Royal Uncle Cao, Shoulao, WWII-era provenance, Zhongli Quan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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