Title of Work
Chester Fritz Library, East Asian Room
Box: East Asian Masks from E.A.R. Stored: S2E
UND Art Collections Repository
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.
some scratches, discoloration