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Ceremonial Palanquin (Norimono)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Lacquer and gold on wood; interior paintings: ink, color and gold on paper; blinds: bamboo and silk
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 128.9 x 477.6 x 96.8 cm (50 3/4 x 188 x 38 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    Sale, Sotheby's, London, October 31, 1984, lot no. 490 [1]
    To 1985
    Donald Weinman, Sands Point, New York, to 1985
    From 1985
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Donald Weinman in 1985
    [1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    A Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated (March 5 to June 16, 2019)
    Beautiful Palanquins -- Edo and Vehicles (December 16, 2008 to February 1, 2009)
    A Japanese Palanquin (May 19 to September 2, 1996)
    Japanese Art: Recent Acquisitions (October 8, 1988 - January 1, 1990)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Donald Weinman
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase -- Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
  • Type

    Transportation Vehicle
  • Restrictions and Rights

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