Set in Takamakye technique, consisting of tiered box and lid, 2 bottles, drawer and tray.
Lacquer picnic set by Unknown Artist, late 17thearly 18th century
© British Museum
- Pear skin, laquer, gold & silver
- 37 x 32 x 24 cm
- Acquired in:
- Bequeathed by:
- A V Hammond through The Art Fund
The case is decorated with gourds in gold on a black ground, the drawer and trays with clematis in gold and silver on pear-skin ground, and the bottles with pear-skin ground. Part of a gift of seven works donated by Miss A V Hammond through the Art Fund to the British Museum in 1964.
Miss A V Hammond.