Hand-painted shells for a Japanese court game. Scenes with two birds and tree blossoms. Painted in gold, black, white, and orange paint. In a plastic/ acrylic display case with a wood vase. Wood base has green velvet. Paintings on shells are identical to each other.
Display case: 12 cm x 12 cm x 11 cm; Shells: 7.5 cm x 5.6cm x 2.5 cm
Mike Mansfield Collection, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
Image credit: Mark Fritch, University of Montana
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