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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Box with cover. Narcissus and epidendrum. Made of red carved lacquer on a wood core. Incised mark.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1403-1424 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 13 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        reign mark
      • Inscription Position

        on base
      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Da Ming Yongle nian zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made in the Ming Dynasty, Yongle period
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2014 Sep-2015 Jan, BM WCEC, 'Ming: 50 years that changed China'

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department


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Box with lid. Narcissus and epidendrum. Made of red and yellow and carved wood, lacquer. Mark.

Box with lid. Narcissus and epidendrum. Made of red and yellow and carved wood, lacquer. Mark.

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