Collection Online

Box
Ming dynasty, Jiajing period 1522-1566

Medium
porcelain
Measurements
(a-b) 8.7 × 15.7 × 13.5 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, south-east China, China
Accession Number
2609.a-b-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of J. T. Hackett, 1924
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Rectangular with indented corners, both with rounded stepped sides, flat lid panel; box and cover both with floral side panels, scroll work at corners, triangle grid at rim; lid panel of Daoist with two boy attendants under pine in mountain landscape. Lid broken and repaired, reconstruction of box rim.