Laquered kero with flat base and flared sides. Laquered scenes with Inca, hunched back servant, flowers, shade fan. Laquering = pigment added to maliable resin from a semi-domesticated plant from the Amazon. The resin is stretched thin and cut into desired shapes and then pasted onto the object. A clear laquer is applied over all of the cut work.
Gift of Randolph Clay, 1912
Current & Past Exhibitions:
44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005)
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