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- Related Titles
original language: 経台
lacquered wood with metal fittings
- Dimensions (H x W x D)
36 in x 32 x 12 in
- Collection Area
- Object Type
- Credit Line
The John Yeon Collection; Gift of Richard Louis Brown
- Accession Number
This rare example of Japanese temple furniture is designed in an “open-panel box” form inspired by Chinese precedents dating to the Tang dynasty (618-907). The delicacy of the cusped decorative apron under the top and the elegant elongation of the slender legs are, however, uniquely Japanese.
2017 Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon Portland Art Museum