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Cup stand

Description

Cup stand or saucer, wood decorated with black lacquer and foliate designs in gold, petal-shaped saucer on flared foot supporting bowl-shaped stand for separate cup, cup and stand sets (tuki) of Japanese lacquer were used by the Ainu in ceremonies: Japan, 19th century, collected in Hokkaido, Ainu

Museum reference

A.1909.499.65 A

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Cup stand, Saucer, Tuki

Production information

Unknown
Japan, East Asia

Date

19th century

Style / Culture

Ainu people (Hokkaido), Japanese

Materials

Lacquer, Wood

Physical description

Black lacquer ware; petal-shaped, decorated with flowers in gold

Collection place(s)

Hokkaido, Japan, East Asia

Exhibitions

  • Living Lands (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • A Scottish Physician's View: Craft and Spirit of the Ainu from the N. G. Munro Collection (26 Apr 2002 - 01 Sep 2002)
    Historical Museum of Hokkaido
    Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

References

A Scottish Physician's View: Craft and Spirit of the Ainu from the N. G. Munro Collection (2002), no. 212 (p.73)

On display

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