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Ink box with blue-and-white decoration of two dragons

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 19th to early 20th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.4 x 5.5 cm (15/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.817

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

Markings

Chenghua nian zhi

Provenance

By 1923, Mrs. George J. Foran (d. 1946), Boston [see note 1]; 1946, from Mrs. Foran to an anonymous collector; 1946, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession date: September 12, 1946)

NOTES:
[1] Lent by Mrs. George J. Foran to the MFA on November 14, 1923. The object remained at the Museum on loan until the time is was acquired in 1946.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Foran