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Plaque

Object Number:92-1-44B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1992

Description

Two decorative wooden plaques, shaped as double ovoid, with relief carvings of Japanese courtier-poets on one surface of each. Heavy grain and dark color of the wood indicate that it is probably sugi, Japanese cedar. Beside the figures are lacquer and inlay furnishings; a small red table and white incense burner on 44a and a gold and stone inlaid vase and tray on 44b.

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