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U002.29.3
Artist / Maker : unknown
Title : Untitled (Inkwell on glass base)
Date (Execution) : c.1910-1918
Geographical Origin : Tokyo, Japan
Cultural Group : Japanese
Style / Period : Japan MEIJI & TAISHO 1868-1926
Medium / Material  : Silver; glass
Support / Technique :
Object Type : inkwells
Visual Description : This ink well (a) is comprised of three pieces, th first piece is a silver 'well' with a hinged square top. Depicted on the top of the well is a bamboo tree, and this is right of centre on the lid. The second section (b), is the glass 'holder' for the well and it is square and covered in a silver lace-like encasement of bamboo trees. The bottom is a square silver tray (c) again with a bamboo tree depicted far over to the right hand side of the plate, the tree itself is almost identical to the one on section (a) the well.
Accession # : U002.29.3
Width (cm) : 13.00
Height (cm) : 8.00
Depth (cm) : 13.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Sydney W. Jackman
Artist Statement :