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Food box with bird-and-flower mother-of-pearl inlay and sunken gold decoration

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Provenance

From the collection of Donald Wineman, New York City. Wineman is deceased.

Credit Line

Gift of Donald J. Wineman in memory of Susan Wineman

Japanese or Ryukyu, Edo period, late 17th–18th century

Object Place

Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Dimensions

39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: H: 39.5 cm

Accession Number

1987.486a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood; lacquer with mother-of-pearl and sunken gold (chinkin) decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works