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Asian Art
Artist: Shoju, active late 18th - early 19th century

Three Red Plates

late 18th–early 19th century

Lacquer on wood

a: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
b: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
c: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.12a-c
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Lacquer
Provenance: 

Asia Institute, New York; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; gift in 1951 to the Yale University Art, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 266, no. 482.

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