Toilet box by Unknown Artist

Toilet box decorated with animals moving among clouds in the Taoist heaven in vermilion paint and other animals in silver inlay.

Details

Medium:
Lacquered ceramic
Dimensions:
14 cm
Art Fund grant:
£880 ( Total: £880)
Acquired in:
1940
Vendor:
Sotheby's

A mirror inside. Found in a tomb at Haichow, province of Kiangsu. Early Han period.

Provenance

Found in a tomb at Haichow, province of Kiangsu; Eumorfopoulos collection.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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