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vase with dragon around neck
  • Seishi
    Meiji period (1868–1912)
    active: Japan
  • vase with dragon around neck, circa 1880s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silver, lacquer inlay (Shibayama 芝山)
  • Object Height/Diameter: 33.2 x 14 cm without base
    Object Height/Diameter: 13 1/16 x 5 1/2 in without base
    Object Height/Diameter: 15 3/16 x 5 1/2 in with base
    Object Height/Diameter: 38.6 x 14 cm with base
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2862
Label Text

Silver vase sitting on six feet. Around the body of the piece are six panels of lacquer, inlay decoration on gold ground. There is a dragon curved around the neck. The vase flares out at the top.