Carved lacquer box with cover decorated with Shoulao and the Eight Immortals

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, Probably Wanli reign, 1465-1644, probably 1573-1620
Carved red lacquer (tihong) on wood core
H x W: 4.5 x 9.8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 7/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Container, Lacquer


China, crane, Elder Zhang Guo, Immortal Woman He, Iron-Crutch Li, Lan Caihe, Lu Dongbin, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Philosopher Han Xiang, Royal Uncle Cao, Shoulao, Zhongli Quan
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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