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covered box
  • China
  • covered box, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, underglazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3.8 x 6.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1506.a,b

Shallow circular covered box. Porcelain decorated with underglaze blue design of chrysanthemum with leafy scrolls. Spiral border on lid and box. The interior is glazed except for the rims that touch.