Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Lotus Flower Hall signboard
  • Ōbaku Dokutan, artist
    born: Hsinghua, Fukien province, China ; active: Japan
    Ikka Hatsu, carver
    active: Japan
  • Lotus Flower Hall signboard, 1704, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Calligraphy panel signboard
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Ink, color, gold leaf on wood
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 65.8 x 114.8 x 6.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 25 7/8 x 45 3/16 x 2 7/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Barbara Benton Wescoe Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0101
Label Text

Three major characters with bits of original gold (paint?), two small characters and two chop marks down left side.