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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2001.8
Title
Covered Hexagonal Box, the Cover with a Stylized "Double Hŭi" Character, the Box with Characters round its Sides Walls Reading Su, Pok, Kang, Nyŏng, Ta, and Nam, all the Characters on Box and Cover Set against a Nwi-mun (Chinese, Leiwen) Ground
Classification
Boxes
Work Type
box
Date
late 19th-early 20th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/174515
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze, with damascened overlays of cut sheet silver, the bronze with induced gunmetal gray surface color
Dimensions
H. 4.9 x W. 8 x 8 cm x D. 8 cm (1 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Provenance
[William Lipton Ltd., New York, (2001)] sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2001.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of David M. Leventhal
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.8
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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