Carved lacquer dish

Historical period(s)
Yuan or early Ming dynasty, 14th- early 15th century
Medium
Carved paste with red, black, and brown lacquer on wood core in imitation of carved lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.2 x 34.9 x 34.9 cm (2 1/16 x 13 3/4 x 13 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.380
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Dish

Keywords
bird, China, flower, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), WWII-era provenance, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Lee Yu-kuan. Oriental Lacquer Art., 1st ed. New York. p. 122.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 166, p. 253.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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