Seal Chest. 17th century. Huanghuali wood and brass. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bunker. 1991.813.
height: 8.25 in, 20.9550 cm; width: 8.375 in, 21.2725 cm; depth: 8.25 in, 20.9550 cm
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1600s, Ming-Qing dynasties
Huanghuali wood, brass
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bunker
This chest with lidded compartment and three drawers is made from huanghuali wood, a material admired for its beautiful grain and warm color. It would likely have been used to hold a scholar's implements.
n.d.-1987, J.J. Lally & Co. Oriental Art, New York City; 1987-1991, Mrs. John Bunker, San Francisco CA, purchased from J.J. Lally & Co.; 1991, DAM Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Bunker.
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