Tray with basketry sides

Ryukyu Islands or Chinese
Ming dynasty, Wanli period
inscription dated in accordance with 1615


Object Place: Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Dimensions

5.4 x 28.5 x 45.7 cm (2 1/8 x 11 1/4 x 18 in.); Legacy dimension: 45.7 x 5.4 x 28.5 cm

Accession Number

1992.432

Medium or Technique

Lacquer over wood core with gold and polychrome painting

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works

Provenance

Purchased from the Barling gallery of London. The object most probably left Okinawa in the 17th century as the inscription indicates it was made for a Chinese gentleman.

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund