Lidded lacquer bowls with decorative gold motif (set of five)

Five lidded reddish-lacquer bowls (nimono wan) with black and gold decorative bands on rims.

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Historical period(s)
Heisei era, late 20th-early 21st century
H x W x D (bowl with lid): 8.5 × 12 × 12 cm (3 3/8 × 4 3/4 × 4 3/4 in)
Credit Line
The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Lacquer, Vessel


Heisei era (1989 - present), Japan, tea ceremony, The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection

To 1982
Masudaya, Akasaka, Tokyo [1]

From 1982 to 2019
Gregory Kinsey, Lynn Haven, FL, purchased from Masudaya on July 8, 1982 [2]

From 2019
Freer Study Collection, gift of Gregory Kinsey, Lynn Haven, FL [3]


[1] See purchase receipt, object file, Collections Management.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Gregory Kinsey


Five lidded reddish-lacquer bowls (nimono wan) with black and gold decorative bands on rims.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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