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Lidded cosmetic box (lian)

Medium:
Box: Black and red lacquer on wood core; contents: wood, human hair, silk, and other organic materials
Dimensions:
H x Diam (a): 8.2 x 26.1 cm (3 1/4 x 10 1/4 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
Probably Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
3rd-2nd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty to Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
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Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.1001a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
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