Set of Trays and Tablewares

Dublin Core

Title

Set of Trays and Tablewares

Subject

Arts-Decorative Arts; Daily Life-Food

Description

This set is said to have been used by Tokugawa Iemitsu, the third Tokugawa shogun. "The entire set is decorated with a pear-skin ground (nashiji), a gold and silver maki-e clove floral scroll, and the three-leaved hollyhock mon. The edges of the trays are rimmed with silver, and the interiors of the bowls are finished with red laquer." - Suzuki Norio in "Japan: The Shaping of Daimyo Culture"

Source

Yoshiaki Shimizu, ed., "Japan: The Shaping of Daimyo Culture 1185-1868" Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1988, pl. 236.

Contributor

Woudenberg, Annie
St. Olaf College

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only.

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Still image

Identifier

soc000246

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Edo-Tokugawa 1615 - 1868
Rinnoji, Tochigi Prefecture

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

1024 w x 656 h, 72 ppi

Files

1906.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Set of Trays and Tablewares,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 14, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4556.