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lid or cover for bowl
  • unknown maker from Japan
  • lid or cover for bowl, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • lacquer
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3.1 x 8.7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 1/4 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift in memory of James H. Walker Jr., by his family
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0113

A shallow lacquer lid of a bowl with a rounded handle. The outside is plain. An old label in the handle has the number “842.” On the inside is a landscape painted in gold consisted of a large pine tree in the foreground by a river against the setting sun.