Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Otago Museum is closed until further notice. Please stay safe, look after your people, and follow all requirements under the Government's COVID-19 alert system.

Container, Lid, F2009.11

Physical Description

A pair of lidded lacquer boxes. Circular box with gold lacquer (inside and out). On the lid this has been applied to look as if it has worn away to reveal an ochre-coloured layer beneath. Ochre coloured knob in depressed centre. Design of a butterfly and a stalk of chrysanthemum which extends slightly onto the base.

Provenance

Acquired by donor's mother Mrs Frances Barker-Eames

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Container): 35 x 76 x 76mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lid): 14 x 76 x 76mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Container): 31 x 76 x 76mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (d - Lid): 14 x 76 x 76mm

All Rights Reserved