Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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one of a set of five plates
  • Japan
  • one of a set of five plates, 1940s–1992
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • wood, lacquer, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1.75 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11/16 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0154.04
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Description

This plate is one of a set of five small plates with a red exterior and gold interior surface with a floral decoration. Each has the same character in red (chop) on the interior next to the floral design.

Plate 2007.0154.04 has two dark blue flowers, identified as irises, with long thin leaves in light green and dark green.