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Asian Art

Sample tiles for vase

1890s

Tiles, paper, and wood, framed

71 5/8 in. (181.9 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Nathan Baldwin
1899.4b
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Meiji era (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Commisioned by Goto Seizaburo (Shozaburo), Yokohama, Japan, 1898 [see note 1] for Mr. Nathan Adolphus Baldwin (1824–1898), Milford, Conn.; Mrs. Nathan Baldwin (possibly Maria Lucy Fitch Whitney Baldwin) (1823–1905), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 9 February 1899

Note 1: According to a newspaper clipping on file dated March 14, 1899 Yokohama W. C. Stone

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