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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.

Original Medium

Seashells

Size

Display case: 12 cm x 12 cm x 11 cm; Shells: 7.5 cm x 5.6cm x 2.5 cm

Origin

Japan

Date Information

undated

Artifact Number

M82-0013

Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collection, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Mark Fritch, University of Montana

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