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Picnic set

Picnic set

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Koma Kyuhaku (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood covered in black lacquer with gold <i>hiramaki-e </i>(low sprinkled picture) lacquer; silver handle and stoppers.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.235-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Japan, Room 45, The Toshiba Gallery, case 14

Physical description

A picnic set consisting of a pair of bottles, a tiered box, a number of trays and small saucers . The components of the set are carried in a frame with a handle. Decoration of rural motifs celebrating the end of the rice harvest; rice fields with birds, drying rice-sheaves and bird scarers.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

19th century (Made)

Artist/maker

Koma Kyuhaku (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Wood covered in black lacquer with gold hiramaki-e (low sprinkled picture) lacquer; silver handle and stoppers.

Dimensions

Height: 32.5 cm (frame), Width: 32.7 cm (frame), Depth: 18.8 cm (frame)

Descriptive line

Picnic set containing a pair of bottles, a tiered box as well as a number of trays and saucers. The lacquered wood design is of drying rice sheaves, Japan.

Materials

Wood; Lacquer

Techniques

Lacquering

Subjects depicted

Bird; Rice harvest

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Containers

Collection

East Asia Collection

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