Covered Food Box, Design of figures under trees in mother-of-pearl and gold inlay

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Covered Food Box, Design of figures under trees in mother-of-pearl and gold inlay

lacquer work

Okinawa Main Island

Second Sho dynasty, Ryukyu kingdom, 18th century

Lacquered wood

径38.8 高46.6

1合

This container was filled with food for banquets. On its surface are idyllic images of Chinese literati rendered in mother-of-pearl inlay.

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