Footed chest

DATE:
1368–1644
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
Glazed stoneware
CLASSIFICATION:
Containers
DIMENSIONS:
8 5/8 × 6 × 3 5/8 in. (21.91 × 15.24 × 9.21 cm)
DEPARTMENT:
Arts of Asia
LOCATION:
Not On View
CREDIT LINE:
Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Dr. Sam H. Brock, Jr.
COPYRIGHT:
Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art
OBJECT NUMBER:
1976.5.1

General Description

These miniature chests are mingqi, funerary objects placed in the tomb to surround the deceased with the familiar comforts of everyday life.

Drawn from

  • Michael Beurdeley, Chinese Furniture, trans. Katherine Watson (New York: Kodansha International, 1979), 92.