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bon (tray)
  • Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuō)
    1663–1747
    born: Ise or Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • bon (tray), 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • lacquer, mother of pearl
  • Gift of Helen Marcy Johnson and Arthur S. Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0232
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Deep rectangular tray with rounded corners. Inlay of mother of pearl, porcelain and gold. Deep brown ground with pewter edge. Relief design of flute and hat (torikabuto) used in Bugaku (Japanese court dance and music performance).