Lacquer Box

나전국모란당초죽문상자, 螺鈿菊牡丹唐草竹文箱

Korean
Joseon dynasty
17th–18th century


Object Place: Korea

Dimensions

10.7 x 33.8 x 33.8 cm (4 3/16 x 13 5/16 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.652a-b

Medium or Technique

Lacquer with inlaid mother-of-pearl and metal fittings

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel