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Box

19th century - 20th century (?)
Lacquer


Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: TN.6
Geography: Asia, China
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Writing Tools
Culture/Nationality: Chinese
Collection: Helen B. Chapin '15 Collection

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  • Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
  • boxes - Rigid, often rectangular containers usually with a lid or cover in which something nonliquid is kept or carried.
  • Chinese - The cultures, styles, and periods characteristic of China. To specifically refer to the cultures of ancient Chine, use "Ancient Chinese."
  • lacquerware - Visual works made of or decorated with lacquer, which is paint or varnish that dries with a high gloss. Works are usually made of thin wood, then coated and decorated with lacquer applied in several coats. This dries to a very hard and smooth surface layer which is durable, waterproof, and attractive to feel and look at. Works of lacquer may be painted with pictures, inlaid with shell and other materials, carved, or dusted with gold and given other further decorative treatments.
  • writing instruments

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • An Appreciation of East Asian Aesthetics Bryn Mawr College , Mar 23, 2000 – Apr 23, 2000
  • Selections from the Asian Art Collection of Helen Burwell Chapin Bryn Mawr College , May 17, 1990 – Oct 1, 1992
  • Calligraphy: Selections from the Asian Art Collection of Helen Burwell Chapin Bryn Mawr College , May 17, 1990 – Oct 1, 1992

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/152896 |title=Box |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=12/3/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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