Tray with narcissus decoration in mother-of-pearl

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Historical period(s)
Probably Southern Song dynasty, 1100-1279
Medium
Lacquer over wood, and mother-of-pearl
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 4 x 33.3 cm (1 9/16 x 13 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.363
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Tray

Keywords
butterfly, China, flower, narcissus, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Lee Yu-kuan. Oriental Lacquer Art., 1st ed. New York. cat. 18, p. 76.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum