Clothes Cupboard (Gui)

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:
Made in China, Asia

Date:
18th century

Medium:
Asian hardwood (huanghuali) with ivory, soapstone, mother-of-pearl, and lacquer inlays; brass fittings

Dimensions:
6 feet 1 1/2 inches × 48 1/2 inches × 23 3/8 inches (186.7 × 123.2 × 59.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

* Gallery 226, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1979-156-2

Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John C. Weber, 1979

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Label:
The inlaid design, known as "the hundred antiquities" (baigu), represents objects a Chinese scholar would collect and display in his study.


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