Model of chest with pheasant motif

Anonymous artist

Anonymous artist - Model of chest with pheasant motif
Miniature models of furniture were mainly used on Dolls’ Day – Hinamatsuri – on March 3, when Japanese households display traditional dolls hina-ningyō in the style of the Japanese imperial court. In this case, the chest model is decorated with a pheasant motif symbolizing beauty and magnificence.
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measurements: height 5,5 cm
width 11,5 cm
depth 4,6 cm
material: Wood, brass
technique: Lacquer
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inventory number: Vu 1087
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art
licence: Creative Commons License public domain