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Offering Container


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description Providing monks with their daily meals in exchange for prayers and religious teachings is considered an act of devotion. This spired offering vessel, known as "hsun-ok," was used to transport food to a temple or monastery. It has three parts: a bowl attached to a flaring pedestal, a pagoda-shaped cover, and an internal plainly lacquered tray on which food such as soup, curries, pickles, or rice might be placed.
Conservation

The surface was cleaned to remove accumulated dust and grime. One loss was consolidated to secure loose bamboo fibers and then toned using gilded Japanese paper.

Date Description Narrative
5/11/2017ExaminationExamined and treated for exhibition.
Provenance Yoshie Shinomoto; given to Walters Art Museum, 1993.
Credit Gift of Mr. Yoshie Shinomoto, 1993

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Period
19th-20th century
Medium
gold and lacquer on bamboo
(Lacquer & Inlay)
Accession Number
67.662
Measurements
H: 21 9/16 × 15 3/8 in. (54.8 × 39 cm); Lid H: 13 3/8 × 15 3/8 in. (33.9 × 39 cm); Tray H: 2 5/16 × 13 5/16 in. (5.8 × 33.8 cm); Base H: 9 1/2 × 13 3/8 in. (24.1 × 34 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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