Flower-shaped box with stylized chrysanthemums

나전국당초문화형합, 螺鈿菊唐草文花形盒

Korean
Goryeo dynasty
13th-14th century


Object Place: Korea

Dimensions

H. 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.), diam. 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

34.69a-b

Medium or Technique

Lacquered wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl and painted tortoiseshell

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works

Provenance

1934, gift of Charles Bain Hoyt (b. 1889 - d. 1949), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 1, 1934)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt