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Square Tray

late 12th to early 13th century

Black lacquer over leather body (shippi)

1 1/8 × 8 11/16 × 8 9/16 in. (2.9 × 22 × 21.8 cm)
Collection of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, LL.B. 1963
ILE2009.10.14
Geography: 
Made in Japan
Made in China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese, Japanese
Period: 
Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Purchased from Setsu.

Bibliography: 

Sadako Ohki and Takeshi Watanabe, Tea Culture of Japan (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 88, no. 26, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.