Nationality

Japanese

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Medium

Gilt Bronze

Identification #

92-025

Height

14.375"

Width

3.5"

Depth

4.125"

Collection/Provenance

Chester Fritz Library, East Asian Room

Status

Box: East Asian Masks from E.A.R. Stored: S2E

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

Hexagonal Japanese parcel-gilt (partial-gilt) bronze ink and pen holder with hinged lid and long cylindrical handle. Gilded areas consist of various birds species, figures, and plants.

Comes with text panel that says:

ORNAMENTAL JAPANESE PARCEL-GILT BRONZE INK AND PEN HOLDER

HEXAGONAL CONTAINER WITH HINGED LID AND LONG CYLINDRICAL HANDLE DECORATED WITH BIRDS AND FIGURES WAS USED BY 19TH CENTURY CARPENTERS WHEN MAKING LUMBER.

Condition

Good

Condition Notes

some scratches, discoloration

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