Chrysanthemum-shaped dish with inscribed poem by the Qianlong emperor

Chinese
Qing dynasty, Qianlong period
1774


Dimensions

H. 3 x Dia. 14.1 cm (1 3/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1603

Medium or Technique

Red lacquer on fabric

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works

Inscription

Fifty-six character poetic inscription written in clerical script and signed 'by the imperial brush of Qianlong'

Markings

Da Qing Qianlong fanggu

Provenance

1938, Yamanaka and Co., Boston; sold by Yamanaka to the MFA for $140. (Accession Date: November 10,1938)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund