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Asian Art

Serving Bowl

ca. 1860–80

Black lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl

5 11/16 × 15 3/8 in. (14.4 × 39.1 cm)
Gift of Professor Robert George Wheeler, Ph.D. 1955, and Celia Whorf Wheeler
2011.199.4
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese, Ryukyu Island
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868) or Meiji era (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Containers - Lacquer
Provenance: 

Bought in 2009 in Madison by Prof. Wheeler.

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