Armrest Design of paulownias and phoenixes in [maki-e] lacquer

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Armrest Design of paulownias and phoenixes in [maki-e] lacquer

lacquer work / Azuchi/Momoyama

Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century

木胎漆塗

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Armrests were used when sitting on the floor. This valuable example, bearing auspicious images of Chinese phoenixes, belonged to a family of feaudal lords."

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