Cosmetic Box

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:
Made in China, Asia

Date:
11th - 12th century

Medium:
Glazed porcelain (Ding ware)

Dimensions:
3 1/8 x 7 7/8 inches (8 x 20 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1944-20-162a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of Major General and Mrs. William Crozier, 1944

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Label:
Taking inspiration from the circular form of this box, the craftsman created a lotus pond in the interior, using the plant’s leaves to form small containers for cosmetics or powders.