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Donor Name:
First Japanese Mission To The USA  Search this
President James Buchanan  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Dipper
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1860
Collection Date:
1860
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
OUTER SURFACE INLAID WITH MOTHER-OF-PEARL. INNER SURFACE DULL RED LACQUER, PLAIN. HANDLE EXTENDS THROUGH ONE WALL OF BOWL TO A WOODEN BLOCK INSIDE OPPOSITE WALL. GILT LACQUER RIM. TASSLED SILK CORD THROUGH HOLE IN WOODEN HANDLE. FROM CARD: "OUTER SURFACE COMPLETELY STUDDED WITH PARTICLES OF MOTHER OF PEARL EMBEDDED IN BLACK LACQUER; INNER SURFACE DULL RED LACQUER, PLAIN. HANDLE EXTENDS THROUGH ONE WALL OF BOWL TO A WOODEN BLOCK INSIDE WALL OPPOSITE. GILT LACQUER RIM. TASSELED SILK CORD THROUGH HOLE IN WOODEN HANDLE. INVENTORIED 1968. NOT PT. OF PERRY COLL.; PT. OF THE FIRST JAPANESE MISSION 1860. GIFT. ON LOAN TO PACIFIC HERITAGE MUSEUM 5/28/87. LOAN RETURNED OCT 7 1988."
'INCORRECTLY INCLUDED AS PART OF PERRY ACCESSION (#199043) PROPOSAL PENDING TO ACCESSION AS SEPARATE COLLECTION (FIRST JAPANESE MISSION TO THE U.S.) SEE CHANG-SU HOUCHINS.
Record Last Modified:
19 Aug 2015
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
60A00001
USNM Number:
E14170-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8339259