An ingot shaped box decorated with dragons chasing a flaming pearl

Ingot Box

China

Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Wanli period (1573-1620)

This box is shaped like a traditional Chinese metal ingot, and so its name.

  • Titles Ingot Box (Descriptive)
  • Artist China
  • Medium porcelain
  • Dimensions 3 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (8.3 x 21.6 cm)
  • Credit Line Gift of Thaddeus H. Crenshaw, 2002.82a-b
  • Work Type box with cover
  • Classification Containers