This exhibition contains over one hundred pieces of Asian lacquer, ranging from before the Christian era to the nineteenth century. While not wholly comprehensive of all lacquer from China, Korea, and the Kingdom of the Ryukyus (Okinawa), the collection is still an exceptional one. In the Chinese section the primary focus is on Song, Ming, and Qing examples, with one obvious exception being the extraordinary ear cup (no. 1), dating to the fourthto third centuries, BCE.
Many forms (furniture and vessels) and types of decoration, tixi (guri), tihong (red) tihei (black, ticai (polychrome), mother-of-peal inlay, are included. ...
Michael C. Hughes, 2006
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