E0721: Lacquer Plate

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0721
Classification Category:
4:Tools & Equipment for Materials ➞ Food T&E ➞ Food Service T&E
Marks/Labels:
Tag on bottom reads "10 C" C has a slash through it.
Materials:
botanical ➔ wood
colorant ➔ paint
Dimensions:
10.5 cm L
10.5 cm W
1.8 cm H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
-
Source Locality:
Japan (?)
Description:
Lacquer plate that is circular and black in color. Rim is painted gold and there is a gold symmetrical design painted in the middle.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)