FRAGMENT OF A BOX
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (475 – 221 BCE)
Reportedly discovered in Shouzhou (centered in present-day Shou County, Anhui province)
Inventory number: XLIX:I:C.b.f.01.
This piece is one of three fragments belonging to the same box. The other two are in the collections of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The object is decorated with abstract, coiled dragons. Their claws can be seen in various places.