- MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
- Glazed stoneware
- 8 5/8 × 6 × 3 5/8 in. (21.91 × 15.24 × 9.21 cm)
- Arts of Asia
- Not On View
- CREDIT LINE:
- Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Dr. Sam H. Brock, Jr.
- Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art
- OBJECT NUMBER:
These miniature chests are mingqi, funerary objects placed in the tomb to surround the deceased with the familiar comforts of everyday life.
- Michael Beurdeley, Chinese Furniture, trans. Katherine Watson (New York: Kodansha International, 1979), 92.