A Japanese Lacquered dish by Unknown Artist

The form is copied from a late 16th or early 17th century silver basin of Dutch or Portugese origin.

Details

Medium:
Wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl
Art Fund grant:
£12 ( Total: £12)
Acquired in:
1957

Must date from before expulsion of the Jesuits from Japan in 1614.

Provenance

Earl Fitzwilliam; Wentworth Woodhouse.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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