Abbot's Seat ("Raiban") with Gentian Flowers in Roundels

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Abbot's Seat ("Raiban") with Gentian Flowers in Roundels

lacquer work / Kamakura

Kamakura period, 13th century

木製漆塗

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Important Cultural Property

The priest would sit on this [raiban] during Buddhist rituals. This particular work is notable as an ancient example of [maki-e] lacquer design using powdered tin.

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