Hand-Drum (Tsuzumi) Core With Decoration Of Morning Glories
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1983.39
Title
Hand-Drum (Tsuzumi) Core with Decoration of Morning Glories
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Tsuzumi
Classification
Musical Instruments
Work Type
musical instrument
Date
Momoyama period, 1568-1603
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Momoyama period, 1568-1615
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lacquer on wood with decoration in gold and silver utilizing the "hiramaki-e" (low-relief sprinkled design) technique
Dimensions
H. 25.4 x Diam. 11 cm (10 x 4 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Inscription on interior
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
1983
Object Number
1983.39
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #50 / p. 49

Abby Hykin, "FT-IR Analysis of Asian Lacquers" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1993), Unpublished, pp. 1-6 passim

Exhibition History

Plum, Orchid, Chrysanthemum, and Bamboo: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/06/2002 - 01/05/2003

Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/08/2006 - 04/08/2007

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