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Vessel in Wood

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Works of Art (42)

Beaker (kero), 7th–10th century, Peru; Wari, Wood (1978.412.214)
Bowl (Apia Nie), late 19th–early 20th century, Wuvulu or Aua Island, Wood (1979.206.1428)
Bowl (upper part of a tazza), ca. 1540–50, South German (Nuremberg?), Boxwood and fruitwood (17.190.643)
Bowl, Geometric Pattern, 19th–20th century; Fulani, Fulani people; Mali, western Sudan, Wood (1977.394.31)
Box, ca. 1910–20, Marie Zimmermann (American), Wood, silver alloy, brass, ivory, amethyst, and semi-precious quartz (2005.464)
Brush holder, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, Zhang Xihuang (active early 17th century), China, Bamboo (1994.208)
Carrying Bowl (Finola), 19th century, Kaniet Islands, Wood, fiber (1985.317.18)
Carrying Tray, early 20th century, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, Australia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1531)
Casket with Warriors and Mythological Figures, 900–1100, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Bone plaques and ornamental strips over wood; silver lock plate (17.190.237)
Ceremonial container, mid-20th century, Indonesia (Papua Province), Asmat people, Wood, paint, fiber, cassowary quills, seeds, feathers (2009.502.1)
Coffin set of Henettawy, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Psusennes I, ca. 1040–992 B.C., Egyptian; From Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (25.3.182–184)
Container (Aduno Koro) with Figures, 16th–19th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood (1979.206.255)
Container for Magical Substances (Perminangken [?]), 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Wood, Chinese trade ceramic (1988.124.2a,b)
Cup: Head with Headdress, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kuba peoples, Wood (1978.412.541)
Document box with a scene from the "Butterflies" chapter of The Tale of Genji, Meiji period (1868–1912), early 20th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on nashiji and gold ground (1981.243.1a–f)
Double-Tiered Vessel (Mukeke), first half of 20th century, Zambia; Lozi peoples, Wood (1978.412.344a–d)
Drinking Vessel (Kero), late 15th–early 16th century, Peru; Inka, Wood (1994.35.11)
Inkstone and box, Qing dynasty, early 18th century, inscribed with dates corresponding to 1370 and 1702, China, Green schist and wood (1981.120.1a-c)
Inlaid box for the Portuguese market, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1600, India, Gujarat, probably Ahmedabad, Wood (teak), veneered with ebony, inlaid with ivory, and lac (2000.301)
Kava Bowl in the Form of a Turtle (Darivonu), early 19th century, Fiji, Wood (1979.206.1579)
Kero with Images of Figures in Andean Dress, Tocapus, and Flowers Interspersed with Carved Geometric Designs, 16th–18th century, Peru, Wood with pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.13)
Kero with Registers of Pumas, Parrots, and Flowers Separated by Bands of Carved Geometric Designs (Tocapus), 16th–18th century, Peru, Wood with pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.14)
Letter box with pine, bamboo, cherry blossom, and family crests, Edo period (1615–1868), 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on nashiji ground (part of a wedding set) (10.7.22)
Lidded Bowl (Kotue), late 18th–early 19th century, 'Enana (Marquesan) people, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, Wood (1986.476.4a,b)
Lidded Container, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kuba peoples, Wood, camwood powder, palm oil patina (1978.412.299a,b)
Lidded Container: Equestrian Figure, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, metal staples (1979.206.173a-c)
Mummy of the Chief Treasurer Ukhhotep (detail), Dynasty 12 (ca. 1991–1786 B.C.), Egyptian; From Meir, Wood, gold leaf, Egyptian alabaster, obsidian, and various organic materials (12.182.132)
Pair of Keros with Carved Feline Handles, 17th–18th century, Peru, Wood with pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.22,.23)
Pair of Keros, 16th–17th century, Peru, Inka/Colonial, Wood, pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.15,.16)
Picnic basket, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Zitan wood with metal corner mounts, inlaid with mother-of-pearl and semiprecious stones (1977.262a-g)
Poem-card box with young pines and nandina flower, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, and red lacquer on black lacquer ground (81.1.152a,b)
Portable writing cabinet with Tokugawa family crests, chrysanthemums, and foliage scrolls, Edo period (1615–1868), late 17th century
Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, and gold foil application on nashiji ground (81.1.133a–h)
Set of five writing boxes with Japanese globeflowers, plum blossoms, and interlaced roundels, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e and applied gold foil on nashiji ground (81.1.136a–z)
Shawabti box and shawabtis, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted wood; limestone and ink (86.1.14,.18,.21, 67.80, 86.1.28)
Still Life with a Nautilus, Panther Shell, and Chip-Wood Box, ca. 1630, Sébastien Stoskopff (Alsatian), Oil on canvas (2002.68)
Talisman Amulet (Ody), 20th century, Madagascar; South Malagasy, Merina, Wood, beads, hair, earth (1999.443)
Wine container, Momoyama period, ca. 1596–1600, Japan, Lacquered wood (1980.6)
Winged cup (erbei), Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Warring States period, 3rd century B.C., Hunan Province, China, Lacquered wood (1974.268.4)
Writing Box with Portrait of Fujiwara no Ietaka and a Poem about the Tatsuta River, Edo period (1615–1868), 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, and red lacquer on silver ground (29.100.688)
Writing Box with Warbler in Plum Tree
Edo period (1615–1868), 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e on nashiji ground (29.100.695a–e)
Writing Box with Waterfall and Characters, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, and gold inlay on nashiji ground (81.1.173)
Writing box, late 16th–early 17th century, India, Gujarat or Sindh, Wood with ivory and sadeli decoration (2004.439)