Wooden tray covered with lacquer

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th-3rd century BCE
Medium
Lacquer
Dimensions
Diam: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in)
Geography
China, Hunan province, Changsha
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1954.19
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Tray

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Fritz Low-Beer

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 137, p. 187.
  • Archives of the Chinese Art Society of America. vol. 9 Honolulu, 1955. p. 82.
  • Hugo Munsterberg. Der Ferne Osten. Kunst im Bild Baden-Baden. p. 30.
  • Shang Ch'eng-tso. Ch'ang sha sh'u t'u ch'u ch'i ch'i t'u lu (An Illustrated Catalogue of Lacquers Excavated at Ch'ang-sha). Shanghai. pls. 38-39.
  • Joan Hornby. Chinese Lacquerware in the National Museum of Denmark. .
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum