Carved lacquer tray with pommell scroll design (tixi)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    13th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Carved yellow, red, and black lacquer (tixi) on wood core
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 4 x 28.2 x 28.2 cm (1 9/16 x 11 1/8 x 11 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    To ?
    Mrs. Sedgwick (1883-1967), London, England. [1]
    From at least 1972 to ?
    Lee Yu-kuan, Beijing, Nanking, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. [2]
    To 1987
    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), New York. [3]
    From 1987
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, New York. [4]
    [1] See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record. See also object file.
    [2] In 1972, the time Lee Yu-kuan published, Oriental Lacquer Art, he mentions that the lacquer dish formerly owned by the late Mrs. Sedgwick of London is now in his possession. See Lee, Yu-kuan, Oriental Lacquer Art. Tokyo and New York: Oriental House Limited, 1972, p. 100-102, cat. 39.
    [3] See object file.
    [4] See note 3.
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Arts of China (November 18, 1990 to September 7, 2014)
    Pavilions and Immortal Mountains: Chinese Decorative Art and Paintings (September 28, 1987 to February 28, 1988)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mrs. Sedgwick (1883-1967)
    Lee Yu-kuan
    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

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