Collection Area: Japanese Art

21 objects
S2003.8.3687

Flowers

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S1997.37

Tray

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Round, dark brown lacquer dish with a flat center, slightly concave rim and a low foot ring. The center has a raised design consisting of a flowering tree, bird and butterfly. The inner rim has a repeating, raised floral pattern around it. The raised areas are dark brown with distinctive streaks of red lacquer (vermillion). …

F1992.9a-h

Inkstone box

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Inkstone box (suzuribako) consisting of: inkstone box (a-b), interior partition assembly (c), inkstone (d), water-dropper (e), and water-dropper holder (f). It is housed in a black lacquer outer box with a stained silk wrapper. This suzuribako is a fine example of maki-e lacquer from the late Muromachi period. The design on the exterior of the …

F1989.2

Dish

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