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lacquer dish
  • China
  • lacquer dish, date unknown
  • Where object was made: China
  • lacquer
  • Object Diameter: 11.4 cm
    Object Diameter: 4 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1929.0021
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Description

Red lacquer dish with gold decoration. The decoration is of a seascape with land in the foreground, curving up to the right. There is a mountain in the background (identified as Mt. Fuji). The scene has three junks (sailing ships) in the harbor and seven junks on the horizon.