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TRUNK

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The box is a trunk made in red lacquer which has been decorated with floral motifs and a bird in gold. The sides have lotus plants in gold. The top has a large flowering plant with a bird flying down from the right. The hinges and handles are in metal. This is a Chinese pigskin trunk. Inside the box are many children's toys which were probably the toys of MMP's daughters.

Object name:
TRUNK
Made from:
Painted leather -- metal
Made in:
China
Date made:
Early 20th c.
Size:
16.5 × 25.7 cm (6 1/2 × 10 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.146
Class:
LEATHER
Signature marks:
LABEL on top: Made in China
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973