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Stand: MAR.O.167-1912

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Stand, lacquer. Circular, standing on a trumpet-shaped foot. The black roiro ground (black lacquer polished to a deep gloss) is decorated in hiramakie (low-relief sprinkled design) in gold of two tone with scrolling paulownia branches, leaves, fruit and tendrils. Some of the leaves are in nashiji (shimmering spangles). The rim is gold. The roiro ground underside is undecorated.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 30.2 cm
Height: 16.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Edo (Japanese period, 1615-1868)
Circa 1700 - 1868

Components of the work


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Lacquering : Stand, lacquer, black roiro ground (black lacquer polished to a deep gloss) is decorated in hiramakie (low-relief sprinkled design), some leaves in nashiji (shimmering spangles)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: brown luggage label

  • Text: Fruit or sweet stand. To be kept. O.C. Raphael, July, 1934. Marlay Bequest, 1912
  • Location: Tied around waist with ribbon
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.O.167-1912
Primary reference Number: 24247
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2017 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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