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U000.35.1
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Chinese Letter Box
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : China
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : China Republic 1912-1949
Medium / Material  : Wood; Pigment
Support / Technique :
Object Type : document containers
Visual Description : Box is circular with lid. Archaic key border cicles lid. The lid is decorated with a five-clawed carved wooden dragon in relief. Four panels are divided by six-pointed floral/star pattern around the base. Each panel contains two Buddhist emblems: endless knot & paired fish; the conch shell & the "Wheel," etc.
Accession # : U000.35.1
Width (cm) : 46.00
Height (cm) : 12.50
Depth (cm) : 46.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Henry Fong
Artist Statement :