About this object

A rectangular wooden artist's box with visible dovetail joints at each corner. The lid is attched by a pair of hinges and there is a clasp to lock it.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    Early 20th Century
  • Materials
    Wood; Alloy Copper
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Frederick Marshman and Irma Bailey
  • Collector
    Bailey, Frederick Marshman; Bailey, Irma
  • Place collected
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date collected
    1921 - 1940s
  • Measurements
    145 mm x 344 mm x 232 mm
  • Note
    Curator's note: Part of a group of artist-related items donated by Irma Bailey in 1965 and 1972 (see 1972.362). Some were brought in Gangtok in the 1920s, others she notes were purchased in 1930s-40s. Previously unaccessioned, but is part of this group and so has been retrospectively added.
  • Related people
    Frederick Marshman Bailey (Collector); Irma Bailey (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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