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Box and counters

Box and counters

  • Place of origin:

    Fuzhou (made)

  • Date:

    1913 - 1914 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lacquer, red, on a fabric core

  • Museum number:

    W.137:3-1928

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Decoration: Landscape and floral sprays

Place of Origin

Fuzhou (made)

Date

1913 - 1914 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown
Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lacquer, red, on a fabric core

Dimensions

Depth: 8.3 cm, Height: 7 cm, Width: 10.2 cm

Object history note

The donor served as Commissioner of Customs at Fuzhou 1913 - 1914. He claims that this piece is an example of the work of one artist whose secret died with him and who was generally acknowledged as the only producer of genuine silk lacquer

Descriptive line

Box and counters, Fuzhou, Fujian province, CHINA, 1913-14

Production Note

Fuzhou, Fujian province, CHINA

Materials

Lacquer; Fabric

Categories

20thC_load

Collection

East Asia Collection

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