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Chest

Object Number:2005-18-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mongolian
Provenience: Mongolia
Arhangay
Period: 21st Century
Date Made: 2003
Early Date: 2003
Late Date: 2003
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Paint
Technique:Nailed
Inscription Language:Mongol Script
Cyrillic Alphabet
Credit Line:Gift of Paula Sabloff, Mongolian Exhibition, 2005
Other Number:36 - Other Number

Description

Wooden chest with metal latch near top. The four sides are painted orange and the back and bottom are unpainted. There is a green, gold and white geometric design painted at each corner. There is also a Chinese-style lion enclosed in a circle painted blue, gold and white in the center. There are geometric designs in pink, blue, yellow, green and gold painted around circle. Signed by maker, D. Baasanhuu, in Mongol and Cyrillic script on the back and dated to September 12, 2003.

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