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1997.030.119 Dai Base Dai base made of bamboo rods in sets of two equal bundles, each of eleven rods and measuring twelve inches long, offset by one inch and tied together with vine. Natural dark brown finish, some with a mottled surface. On the bottom written in black felt pen is the name of the donor, "Uno".
1997.030.120 Dai Bases Set of two wormwood planks used as bases for flower arrangement. (A) is rectangular piece of light colored wood with holes caused by worms and has one corner broken off. (B) is wider than (A) with fewer holes and has a dark brown knot near one end. Used for a rustic flower display.
1997.030.121 Dai Base Oval shaped wood base used for flower arrangements. Dark brown stained and varnished wood has been carved with a raised edge around the top and curves into a narrower bottom which also has a raised edge. There are four curved feet nailed to the bottom. On the bottom the donor's name "P.A. Uno" is in three places; there is a stamp which reads, "Made in Japan"; and a red trimmed torn sticker with some Kanji written in pencil. There is a small crack near one end at the bottom.
1997.030.122 Flower Holder Metal carp-shaped flower holder stored in basket. (A) Cast metal gold colored carp which stands on two front fins and a back fin with a tail that curves towards the front. It is hollow and has a hole for the mouth. There are five holes in the upper back which have steel insertions with smaller holes that hold the flowers. The center one is round and the other four are semicircular. On the bottom a patent number "109902" and "Japan" are cast in raised lettering. There is a hole in the bottom of the tail. A brown and white pamphlet is attached with a red ribbon and reads, "An authentic and exact reproduction of ancient Korean flower frogs 16th century" and gives an introduction to flower arrangement in English. (B) Rectangular basket with attached lid. Split reed woven in plain weave on the lid and bottom and twill weave on the sides. A fastender made from twisted grass is broken. A read loop is attached to the front of the basket. On the bottom is a blue and white sticker with the word "Japan" printed in white letters. The basket is filled with straw which could possibly be wood shavings.
1997.030.123 Flower Holder Rectangular-shaped block of concrete with an aluminum bands running both around the outer edge and inside the interior of the hole in the center, painted black. 5 1/2"-diameter hole in the center contains a large kenzan. On the bottom a black painted square piece of wood has been attached as a foot. And in two places, written in black felt tip pen is the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.124 Flower Holder Gourd-shaped flower holder with eight holes for branches or stems. Concrete with an aluminum band running around the outside and aluminum bands inside the holes. Painted black on the top and sides. Painted brown on the bottom.
1997.030.125 Flower Holder Round flower holder with seven holes made of concrete with an aluminum running around the outside and aluminum bands lining the holes. Top and sides are painted black and chipping in places. The bottom is painted reddish brown.
1997.030.126 Kenzan Flower Holder Mini Kenzan needle flower holder for Ikebana flower arranging A: Gold colored cast metal disk with pointed nails extending from top; hole in middle to accommodate screw, cast into bottom "70M" B: Gold colored metal screw with straight groove in head; fits through hole in kenzan to attach it to a piece of wood
1997.030.127 Kenzan Flower Holder Mini Kenzan needle flower holder for Ikebana flower arranging A: Gold colored cast metal disk with pointed nails extending from top; hole in middle to accommodate screw, cast into bottom "70M"; flecks of the gold colored surface have flaked off exposing silver colored metal beneath B: Gold colored metal screw with straight groove in head; fits through hole in kenzan to attach it to a piece of wood
1997.030.128 Kenzan Flower Holder Mini Kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana Transluscent green disk base with pointed nails imbedded; stamped into the bottom "No. 0, Plas-tick Frog", possibly made in the U.S.
1997.030.129 Kenzan Flower Holder Mini Kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangment. Transluscent green disk base with pointed nails imbedded; stamped into the bottom "No. 0, Plas-tick Frog", also on the bottom written in red nail polish is the donor's name "Uno"; possibly made in the U.S.
1997.030.130 Kenzan Flower Holder Mini Kenzan needle flower holder for Ikebana flower arrangement. Heavy cast metal disk flaring out near bottom has pointed nails projecting upward, metal is beginning to oxidize, on the bottom written in black ink is the remains of the donor's name "Uno".
1997.030.131 Kenzan Flower Holder Holder with screw used to hold a mini kenzan flower holder. Black painted heavy metal cup shaped vessel, flared top, flat bottom, black painted Phillips head screw inserted through hole in bottom so that it can be fastened to wood. A mini kenzan could be set inside to hold flowers and the vessel would be filled with water.
1997.030.132 Kenzan Flower Holder Small kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Cast copper-colored metal; round base flares out at bottom. Pointed nails project upward. Residue of green floral paste on bottom.
1997.030.133 Kenzan Flower Holder Small kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Heavy round steel base with gold-colored pointed nails projected from holes in base. On the bottom is stamped, "Made in Japan" and scratched into the surface is the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.134 Kenzan Flower Holder Small kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Heavy round steel base with gold-colored pointed nails projected from holes in base. On the bottom is stamped, "Made in Japan" and written into the surface in black felt tip pen is the donor's name, "Uno". Plant residue remains tangled in the prongs; some of the prongs are bent; and green floral paste is stuck to the bottom.
1997.030.135 Kenzan Flower Holder Small kenzan flower holder inside container with an additional container. A. Needle pointed flower holder. Copper colored round cast metal base with pointed nails fastened inside cup. The cup is brass colored with straight sides, flared top, and flat bottom. Inside the cup remains flower residue and traces of black spray paint. On the outside of the cup are remnants of an adhesive which fastened the kenzan into part B. B. Cup shaped vessel with flaring sides, flat bottom and curved projecting rim. Brown painted exterior and cream colored interior (possibly enamel).
1997.030.136 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Green plastic weighted round base, flaring at the bottom. Copper colored pointed nails extending upward. Impressed into the bottom is the outline of a frog with a registered mark, "No. 53 Genuine Golden Gate Pin Frog Flower Holder Patented Golden Gate Mfg. Co. Oakland 8, Calif." Also written on the bottom in black felt tip pen is the donor's name, "Uno". Green floral paste residue remains on the bottom.
1997.030.137 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Cast metal round base rounding out towards the bottom with a raised grass-like design. Pointed nails extending upward. Painted brown on top; green bottom with green floral paste residue.
1997.030.138 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Cast metal round base rounding out towards the bottom with a raised grass-like design. Pointed nails extending upward. Painted black on top; green bottom with green floral paste residue. On the bottom in raised lettering, "Dazey Mfg. Co. L. A. Calif. No. 56". Scratched into the bottom surface is the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.139 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Cast metal round base rounding out towards the bottom. Pointed nails extending upward. Painted black on top; unpainted bottom with the donor's name, "Uno", scratched into the surface.
1997.030.140 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Cast metal round base rounding out towards the bottom. Pointed nails extending upward. Painted black on top; green bottom with green floral paste residue.
1997.030.141 Kenazn Flower Holder Medium kenzan needle point flower holder inside vessel for Ikebana flower arranging. Heavy metal round base with pointed nails projecting upward inside round cup with straight sides and flat bottom. Painted brown on top; bottom unpainted. Written in black felt pen on the bottom is the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.142 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium round kenzan needle point flower holder with separate vessel for Ikebana flower arranging. A. Needle point kenzan with cast metal round base rounding out towards the bottom. Pointed nails extending upward. Painted black on top; green bottom with raised lettering, "No. 73 Dazey Needlesharp Flower Holder Made in U.S.A. Dazey Mfg. Co. L...? Written on the bottom in black felt tip pen is the donor's name, "Uno". Green floral paste residue on the bottom. B. Round cup with straight sides and flat bottom painted black with green bottom and raised lettering, "No. 73A Dazey Flower Holder Made in U.S.A. Dazey Mfg. Co. L.A. and N.Y." Written in red nail polish on the bottom is the donor's name, "Uno". Green floral paste residue on the bottom. Note: The kenzan sits inside the cup which holds water for the arrangement.
1997.030.143 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium round kenzan needle point flower holder with separate vessel for Ikebana flower arranging. A. Needle point kenzan with cast metal round base rounding out towards the bottom. Pointed nails extending upward. Painted black with raised lettering on bottom, "Dazey Mfg. Co. L.A. Calif. No. 73 Needlesharp." B. Round cup with straight sides and flat bottom painted black. Green floral paste residue on the bottom. On the sides of the interior are three raised knobs which help the kenzan to stay in place. Note: The kenzan sits inside the cup which holds water for the arrangement.
1997.030.144 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium round kenzan needle point flower holder with separate vessel for Ikebana flower arranging. A. Needle point kenzan with cast metal round base rounding out towards the bottom. Pointed nails extending upward. Painted green with raised lettering on bottom, "Dazey Mfg. Co. L.A. Calif. No. 73 Needlesharp." B. Round cup with straight sides and flat bottom painted green. On the sides of the interior are three raised knobs which help the kenzan to stay in place. Scratched into the bottom surface is the donor's name, "Uno". Note: The kenzan sits inside the cup which holds water for the arrangement.
1997.030.145 Kenzan Flower Holder Large kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Round steel base widening toward the bottom. Copper pointed nails extending upward and imbedded into the metal base. Unpainted with the donor's name, "Uno", scratched into the bottom surface.
1997.030.146 Kenzan Flower Holder Large kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Cast metal round base rounding out towards the bottom. Pointed nails extending upward. Painted gold on top; green bottom with raised letters indicating maker Dazey Mfg. Co. Attached to the bottom is a round grey rubber pad, adhered with green floral paste, which has raised Japanese characters on two sides.
1997.030.147 Kenzan Flower Holder Oval kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Cast metal oval base rounding out towards the bottom. Pointed nails extending upward. Painted green bottom with raised letters," No. 2 Dazey Mfg. Co. L.A. Calif." Written on the bottom in red fingernail polish is the donor's name, "Uno". The name is also scratched into the bottom surface.
1997.030.148 Kenzan Flower Holder Large kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Cast metal oval base rounding out towards the bottom painted green with pointed nails extending upward. Green glazed ceramic pedestal with two cutout designs, one a cherry blossom and the other a ginko leaf, adhered to the bottom with green floral paste. Written on the bottom in red fingernail polish is the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.149 Kenzan Flower Holder Large kenzan needle flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Cast metal oval base rounding out towards the bottom painted silver with pointed nails extending upward.
1997.030.150 Kenzan Flower Holder Rectangle kenzan needle flower holder with rounded corners used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel base with gold colored pointed nails imbedded. Engraved on bottom is, "Made in Japan Tashiro Co.".
1997.030.151 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium rectangle kenzan needle flower holder with rounded corners used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel base with gold colored pointed nails imbedded. Engraved in the bottom is, "Made in Japan". Scratched into the bottom surface is the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.152 Kenzan Flower Holder Medium rectangle kenzan needle flower holder with rounded corners used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel base with gold-colored pointed nails imbedded. Engraved on the bottom: "Made in Japan Tashiro Co." A Japanese character enclosed in a circle, probably the company trademark, is also engraved in the bottom.
1997.030.153 Kenzan Flower Holder Large rectangle kenzan needle flower holder with rounded corners used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel base with gold colored pointed nails imbedded. On the bottom is engraved, "Made in Japan Tashiro Co.".
1997.030.154 Kenzan Flower Holder Large rectangle kenzan needle flower holder with rounded corners used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel base with coarse, pointed nails imbedded. Kenzan is painted silver. On the bottom is a red and gold sticker, "Made in Japan" and the donor's name, "Uno", scratched into the surface. Slight discoloration caused by residue of green floral paste.
1997.030.155 Kenzan Flower Holder Large rectangle kenzan needle flower holder with rounded corners used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel base with gold colored pointed nails imbedded. The nails are imbedded so that one half is more densely imbedded with prongs than the other. The needles are oxidizing. On the bottom the donor's name is painted in red fingernail polish, "P. Uno" and there is some residue of green floral paste.
1997.030.156 Flower Holder Metal flower holder with two parts: three interlocking rings and a needle point kenzan. A. Three metal rings joined to form a diamond design at the center of each ring. Straight sides have three notches to accommodate base flanges. Metal is oxidizing. Scratched into the surface of the sides are the initials, "A. Y." B. Metal base made of three attached rounds with pointed nails extending upward. Each round has a flange that fits into the corresponding notch in the upper section (A) and the needles fit into the corresponding spaces of (A). On the bottom in raised numbers and Kanji is, "134884" and engraved is, "Made in Japan". Also hand engraved in the bottom are the initias "A.Y."
1997.030.157 Flower Holder Metal flower holder composed of three rings joined to form a diamond design at the center of each ring. Engraved on the bottom is, "Made in Japan".
1997.030.158 Flower Holder Metal flower holder composed of three rings joined to form a diamond design at the center of each ring. Engraved on the bottom is, "Tashiro Co. Made in Japan" and a Japanese character enclosed in a circle, probably the company trademark. Scratched into the surface of the bottom and darkened with black ink is the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.159 Flower Holder Metal flower holder composed of two rings joined to form a diamond design at the center of each ring. Engraved on the bottom is, "Tashiro Co. Made in Japan" and a Japanese character enclosed in a circle, probably the company trademark. Scratched into the surface of the bottom and darkened with black ink is the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.160 Flower Holder Metal flower holder composed of a single ring with a diamond design at the center. Engraved on the bottom is, "Tashiro Co. Made in Japan" and a Japanese character enclosed in a circle, probably the company trademark.
1997.030.161 Kenzan Flower Holder Crescent-shaped kenzan needle flower holder for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel base with pointed nails imbedded. Kenzan is painted copper on the top; bottom is unpainted. Probably originally part of a set of four crescent-shaped kenzan which would form a central round kenzan judging from others in the collection.
1997.030.162 Kenzan Flower Holder Set of two half-moon shape kenzan needle flower holders used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel base imbedded with gold-colored pointed nails. The bases have flanges at the center which indicate that they were originally part of a set. with the kenzan locking around a central circular piece.
1997.030.163 Kenzan Flower Holder Set Set of two semi-circle kenzan needle flower holders surrounding a central round metal flower holder used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel bases imbedded with gold-colored pointed nails. The bases (A & B) have notches at the center which lock into the flanges of the central flower holder (C). A. Has "Made in Japan" engraved on bottom. C. Is a ring shape with a diamond design in the center.
1997.030.164 Kenzan Flower Holder Set Set of four crescent-shaped kenzan needle flower holders inside vessels painted black. The pieces sit together with sides touching to form a ring. A, B, and C are cast with striated exteriors. The vessels have slightly flaring rims and recessed bottoms. A and B have brown paint on the bottom. A has the name of the donor, "Uno", scratched into the bottom surface. C and D have green paint on the bottom.
1997.030.165 Kenzan Flower Holder Set Set of two semi-circular kenzan needle flower holders and round kenzan which together form a solid circle. Parts A and B have notches at the center into which the flanges of part C lock. A. Has "Made in Japan" engraved into the bottom. C. Has "Made in Japan" engraved into the bottom.
1997.030.166 Kenzan Flower Holder Set Partial set; three quarter-circle shaped kenzan needle point flower holders which together would form a solid circle if one piece were not missing. Steel base imbedded with gold colored-nails. The top has been painted green. Some of the prongs are rusting. A. has faint lettering which most likely reads, "E Mfg." B. has very faint lettering "LDER". C. has a thick mass of green floral paste residue.
1997.030.167 Kenzan Flower Holder Set Two wide crescent-shaped kenzen needle flower holders which comprise half a set intended to form a ring. The bases are steel imbedded with pointed nails and are painted silver. Engraved on the bottom of each is "Made in Japan" and painted on each in red nail polish is the donor's name, "Uno". On the bottom of (A) "Uno" is also scratched into the surface.
1997.030.168 Kenzan Flower Holder Set Partial set; three crescent-shaped kenzen needle flower holders which comprise a set intended to form a ring. Steel base imbedded with pointed nails and painted gold. On the bottom of each "Made in Japan" has been engraved and a name has been scratched into the surface but it is not very legible, "Norma Su?an". On the bottom of (A) is pink nailpolish forming the letters "S,U?,A".
1997.030.169 Kenzan Flower Holder Set Set of two kenzan needle flower holders, one a half-moon shape and the other a circle, used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Steel base imbedded with gold-colored pointed nails. B. Is engraved with "Made in Japan" and "Tashiro Co." and also has a Japanese character enclosed by a circle which is probably the company trademark.
1997.030.170 Kenzan Flower Holder Set Set of three cast metal crescent-shaped kenzan needle flower holders inside vessels painted silver. The pieces sit together with sides touching to form a partial ring. The vessels have slightly flaring rims and recessed bottoms. A has copper colored nails and the name of the donor, "Uno", is printed on the bottom in black felt pen. B has flower residue in the needles and floral paste residue on the bottom.
1997.030.171 Kenzan Flower Holder Set Set of 3 interlocking rectangular metal kenzan flower holders. Cast metal with pointed nails projecting upward, green paint is chipping in places, flanges on one end and side, notches on the other end and side which connect the 3 rectangles together; On the bottom in raised lettering "No. 91, Made in U.S.A., Dazey, Mfg. Co., L.A., CAL.". B & C have floral paste residue on the bottom.
1997.030.172 Weight Grey flat metal rectangle with white mineral residue in shape of waves on one side. Used to weight down kenzan needle flower holders to support heavy branch material.
1997.030.173 Weight Round lead disk with hole in center. Used to weight down kenzan needle flower holders to support heavy branch material.
1997.030.174 Flower Holders Two turtle shaped flower holders A: Unpainted metal turtle shape flower holder with tortoise shell grid, head looking up, tail and four feet with scale design extend from sides, wave design around side, H: .875", L: 5.125", W: 3.125". B: Green painted metal turtle shape flower holder with tortoise shell grid, head looking up, tail and four feet with scale design extend from sides, wave design around side, H: 1.25", L: 6", W: 3.375".
1997.030.175 Bell, furin Iron bell shaped like a catfish Hollow cast metal, dark colored patina, opening at flaring mouth, tail (with hole) and fins extend from body with abstract design on either side and bulging eyes, 4 bottom act as stand, two metal loops on top have a purple cord for hanging, metal ball inside.
1997.030.176 Stone, Worked 6 pieces of sliced agate A: H: .25", L: 3.25", W: 1.125", reddish brown with black curved lines, grayish white edge, irregular shape. B: H: .25", L: 2.875", W: 2.375", grayish white with hole in center which is crystallized, creamy white rough edge, irregular circular shape. C: H: .125", L: 3.25", W: 2", brownish color, transluscent, irregular shape with sharp edge. D: H: .25", L: 3.25", W: 1.75", variegated color: white matte ranging to dark gray, brown, creme, medium gray, elongated irregular shape. E: H: .25", L: 3.375", W: 3", gray, blue, black variegated colors, strip of dark beige on one edge, irregular shape with two points. F: H: .25", L: 4.625", W: 1.625", variegated color: dark grey to white, brown, yellowish brown, irregular oblong shape Used for naturalistic ikebana flower arrangements
1997.030.177 Scroll, kakejiku Hanging scroll Sumi calligraphy on white paper with pale green silk brocade border with strips of stamped gold on white material at top and bottom of paper, at very top and bottom are bands of cream color weft faced woven cloth, at the bottom the paper is rolled around a 7/8" plastic rod, top is rolled around a half round wood rod, on upper back has light blue paper lining , woven flat braid of green, black chevrons on white ground tied between brass loops screwed into dowel, another long braid is tied to the center of cross braid for hanging. Calligraphy: "Senke Shoshin Gakuin" (flower arrangement academy), written on year of Showa snake and bird at new spring (New Year) by Kamodo (artistic name), two square red seals, one negative "Toda-no-in" , one positive "Kamodo".
1997.030.178 Wood plaque hanger Wood placque hanger Rectangular wood plank with long deep grain stained dark brown with prominent oval at center, knot at bottom, knotched edges, brass hook at top center, glued to each upper corner are dark blue color ceramic squares, upper back has picture wire attached with two screws for vertical hanging, two brass triangular loop hangers along left edge for horizontal hanging. Removed bandaid with donor's name "Uno" written in black felt pen. Used for ikebana display featuring hanging vase.
1997.030.179 Handbook "Handbook for Flower Shows" published by National Council of State Garden Clubs, Incorporated, 4401 Magnolia Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63110, 1977, 187 pp. Book written in English, Cover: green lettering on gold background, national council seal on top with columbine flower and foliage, covered with clear plastic cover. Embossed green tape with donor's name "P.A. Uno"
1997.030.180 Book Japanese style washi paper book bound with cord in holes in 5 places, opens from left to right in Japanese style; front and back covers have fabric cover; title label has black printed border of plum branches, black kanji "Ikenobo" written from right to left horizontally, vertically "Shinpen Rikka Hyakubin" (new edition of upright style in 100 different arrangements), For spring: 24 arrangements, autumn: 24, summer: 27, winter: 23, Total of 98 arrangements, black illustrations of flower arrangements with kanji giving arranger's name on white pages, on back inside cover stamped in black ink "Senke Seishin, 2634 S. Morgan, Seattle, WA 98108" and donor's name stamped "Priscilla A. Uno". Publisher Hoobun-Kan: Sawada Yugoro, Kyoto, Gojyo Doori Takakura Higashi, Revised by Toda Zenzoo, Sanjo; Muromachi Nishi, Ikenobo Master, Rakuyo Rokkaku-do.
1997.030.181 Chest of Drawers Chest of Drawers made in Japanese American internment camp Wood from fruit crates and scrap lumber, 4 drawers with horizontal wooden knobs screwed on, top made of a wide and narrow plank, back made of 5 horizontal planks of various sizes, base is a rectangular frame of horizontal planks set out from body at sides with a cut out design of double sword shape, double walled sides are reinforced with a frame in a rectangle and cross shape as a decorative element, interior sides rails for drawers, each drawer has two vertical wooden bars inside front joints except bottom drawer E which has 4 vertical supports, composed of a number of types of wood, fruit crate slats for bottom (upper drawer B has loose slats), Drawer C has the remains of a white sticker with black lettering on its interior left side which is only partially legible and appears to refer to a Swift and Company meat product. The exterior top, sides and front of the chest have been stained reddish brown and varnished.
1997.030.182 Vase Wood Vase A: Hollow turned wooden vase tapers toward bottom, wide shoulder, narrow neck, flared rim, stained dark brown and varnished except for middle wide band revealing the rough surfaced wood bark, flat on one side, hole in bottom, Diam: 2.25". B: Metal insert, flat round bottom, straight sides, flattened rim, soldered seams; Y-shaped split twig inserted to fit tightly across metal insert to hold flowers upright.
1997.030.183 Vase Green ceramic vase Bowl shaped ceramic vessel with top edges curving inward and sides which narrow towards the bottom. The green mottled glaze revealing touches of white beneath covers all surfaces except three raised feet on the bottom. A kenzan needle flower holder painted green is attached off center to the interior bottom with floral paste.
1997.030.184 Vases Set of 2 moribana vases A: H: 2.5", W: 12.625", D: 8.625" ceramic vase of brown clay with dark brown matte glaze with brush stroke texture on sides and rim and aqua blue smooth glazed interior with some darker flecks of blue, rectangular shape with straight sides, on bottom is an impressed stamp in seal Japanese script and a yellow sticker in the shape of cherry blossom yellow lozenge with gold lettering "OMC, Japan", also the donor's name "Uno" is written in two places in black felt tipped pen. Yellowish brown staining on interior. B: H: 2.625", W: 9.75", D: 4.875" ceramic vase of brown clay with dark brown matte glaze with brush stroke texture on sides and rim and aqua blue smooth glazed interior with some darker flecks of blue, rectangular shape with 2 flaring end walls, sides are slightly slanted with a asymetrical notched rim; on the bottom is the same seal as A, "P.A. Uno" written in finger nail polish and "Uno" in black vinyl tape, traces of green floral paste. Yellowish brown staining on interior.
1997.030.185 Vase Ceramic Vase for Ikebana flower arranging Square shape with flaring sides, raised square foot, grooved with recessed middle, molded vertical ridges on sides, rim has a notch near each corner, white underglaze with a mottled pale blue overglaze, bottom of foot is unglazed and with a square seal and the number "2.25" stamped into the clay, the donor's name "Uno" is written in black felt pen, "P.A. Uno" stamped into black vinyl tape.
1997.030.186 Vase Nageire style wood vase for Ikebana flower arranging Tall cylindrical section of cherry tree trunk with 7 branch nodes and varnish on bark, flat top painted black, hollow with copper insert has a brown painted kenzan needle flower holder adhered to bottom, two deep cracks near rim, bark is separating from interior wood, at bottom an extension "toe" appears to be part of the root; bottom is painted black with a deep hole drilled in the center, donor's name "Uno" written in black felt pen.
1997.030.187 Vase Moribana style vase, ceramic with cherry bark Round shallow vase with a tall round pedestal, white clay with aqua blue glaze on the interior, exterior is wrapped with a thin layer of cherry bark which has been varnished, upper vessel has cherry inner bark applied to underside, adhered to interior center is a beige colored kenzan needle flower holder; on the bottom written in black felt pen is the donor's name "Uno".
1997.030.188 Vase Green ceramic nageire style vase for Ikebana flower arranging Tall cylindrical shape with horizontal ridges representing 5 bamboo nodes, green glazed exterior, rim and a half inch into the interior which has narrow horizontal ridges impressed in unglazed clay, rest of interior is painted with a white glaze; pressed into the unglazed bottom are two Japanese characters and the donor's name "Uno" written in blue felt pen.
1997.030.189 Vase White ceramic nageire style vase for Ikebana flower arranging Tall square ceramic vase, straight plain sides, slightly recessed bottom, smooth white glaze on exterior and interior, raised bumps on interior bottom and floral paste residue; donor's name "Uno" written in black felt pen on bottom.
1997.030.190 Vase Brown ceramic nageire style vase for Ikebana flower arranging Tall cylindrical shape with recessed bottom, horizontal ridges on sides, mottled dark brown, gray and black glaze with a metallic appearance on red clay on interior, exterior and bottom, ring shaped foot is unglazed, interior has a cardboard? tube with a kenzan needle flower holder adhered to bottom; donor's name "Uno" written in black felt pen on bottom.
1997.030.191 Vase Dark grey ceramic vase for Ikebana flower arranging Ceramic globe shaped vase with metallic charcoal glaze on exterior, interior and bottom; needle kenzan flower holder with metal prongs and green plastic base adhered to interior bottom. "Town House Pottery" impressed into bottom, traces of red finger nail polish and vinyl tape with donor's name "Uno" on bottom.
1997.030.192 Vase Brown metallic vase used for Ikebana flower arranging Case bronze? vase, egg-shaped with flared rim and foot, central horizontal decorative band molded with a meander patterned background and 4 raised flowers and leafy motifs, offset with two narrow horizontal ridges acting as a border, painted with a shiny mottled brown glaze. A needle kenzan flower holder with metal prongs and base is adhered to interior bottom. On the exterior bottom is pressed a seal with a compound Chinese character. Also scratched into the bottom surface is the donor's name, "Uno", which is additionally written in black felt tip pen and taped to the bottom on black vinyl.
1997.030.193 Vase Moribana metal vase for Ikebana flower arranging A: Rectangular shallow cast iron vase with flaring sides and flat rim extending out from sides, cloud-shaped feet at each corner, rippled sides have raised medallions (3 on long sides, 2 on ends) representing Chinese characters, repeated on each long side and two end characters repeated on short sides "Fu" (prosperity), "Shou" (longevity) on all four sides, a band of worn thunder line pattern underneath the medallions; raised curved lines scattered on the bottom, impressed in the bottom is "Japan" (although it looks Chinese) and the donor's name "Uno" in black vinyl tape. A small kenzan needle flower holder with flanges is adhered to the center interior bottom with floral paste; traces of rust. B sits on top. B: Ring shaped metal flower holder with diamond shape in center and notches which fit into the Kenzan flanges. Traces of rust and floral paste.
1997.030.194 Vase Moribana boat shaped metal vase used for Ikebana flower arranging Cast iron in the shape of a row boat with a black finish, sides and back are patterned to resemble wood grain, the prow extends upward and outward, horizontal cross bar in the bow, cross plank in the stern, on the bottom are three nodules, in the interior a round kenzan needle flower holder with flattened sides is painted black and fastened in the middle back. Pressed into the bottom "Japan" and the donor's name "Uno" is scratched into the surface, some rust on bottom.
1997.030.195 Vase Moribana metal vase with stand for Ikebana flower arranging A: Copper cone shaped vessel with roughed exterior and smooth interior, raised rim, interior center has a cup with straight sides to hold water, the bottom has a column that flares into a small round pedestal with a recessed center which fits into stand B. On the bottom written in black felt pen is the donor's name "Uno". B: Chinese style dark cast bronze stand with 3 legs in the shape of tree branches with flat curly fungi; hole in the center which accommodates vase's pedestal.
1997.030.196 Vase Metal crescent moon shaped hanging vase used for Ikebana flower arranging A: Dark brown brass? crescent moon has two sides which come together at the bottom and along one side an has a hollow interior, a metal loop is soldered to the top to a raised lozenge, smooth exterior, groved interior, bottom interior has a metal ring with a flat rim soldered in the lower part of the crescent to hold a water container. B: S shaped dark brown metal hook fits through metal loop in A for hanging.
1997.030.197 Vase Metal fan-shaped vessel with a top used for Ikebana flower arranging A: Cast iron triangular fan shaped vessel, one rounded "pleated" side, one straight side and one straight side with a jog at the rim, sides curved down toward the bottom and have raised diamond shapes intersected by a horizontal line, black finish with green in the crevices of the rough background on the sides and bottom; curved bottom with four short legs. B: Cast iron folding-fan shaped lid, zig-zag upper edge incised vertical lines, spoke shapes represent a partially open folding fan, black finish with two cherry blossom shapes cut out and three smaller cherry blossom shapes with raised outlines, hole pierced through the handle of the fan shape.
1997.030.198 Vase Shell-shaped cast brass (?) shallow vase used for moribana. Cast in the form of the bottom portion of a clam shell with wavey edges curving upward on one side and a flat area ressembling the bivalve hinge on the other ; with gold colored finish on the bottom and darker metallic finish on the inside and in the random groove patterns on the exterior. The interior shows lines and two nodules, all marks left by the mold. The bottom is flat and written on it in black felt pen is the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.199 Basketry Vase Basketry vase with bamboo insert used for nageire style Ikebana flower arranging. A. Split bamboo round basket bulging at middle and slanting inward at rim and base which cluminates into two pairs of "cat's ears". The basketry bottom is woven with groups of four finely split bamboo weavers in an open plain weave. The bottom is supported by two bamboo stiffeners inserted at the corners in the form of an "X". The bottom weavers form the stakes for the body of the basket which has slightly wider wider weavers forming a twill weave that extends two thirds of the way up the basket. A border of twined fine bamboo strips is woven in a thin band at the top of the twilled section. The upper third has a vertical openwork pattern created by crossing pairs of stakes. The twined border weavers extend diagonally upward through the openwork section to create another twined band around the top of the stakes. Two larger pieces of split bamboo sandwich the upper part of the stakes, forming a ring held in place by fine strips of bamboo bound in an "X" pattern around the rim. The squared U-shaped handle is held in place on two sides with braided bamboo. There is a node at the apex of the handle. The basket is dyed dark brown and the bound rim is a darker brown with a shiny finish. Removed from the bottom was a piece of strapping tape with the donor's name written in black ink. Remaining on the bottom is the donor's name "Uno", written with black felt tip pen. B. Hollow cylindrical bamboo insert with a node forming the bottom. The interior and exterior are dyed a very dark brown. The interior is varnished. This insert holds water for the flower arrangement. Made in Japan.
1997.030.200 Basketry Vase Basketry vase with insert used for nageire style Ikebana flower arrangement. A. Bamboo basket with rounded sides narrowing into a flared rim and square bottom with four feet and wood U-shaped handle. Stained dark brown with peeling varnish. Bottom is open plain weave with split bamboo weavers supported by two strips of bamboo inserted at the corners in the shape of an "X". At each corner a srip of bamboo ending in a triangular shaped node creates the feet. The strip extends up the sides forming a point where they are inserted into the upper sides of the basket. The bottom weavers form the stakes for the sides. A band of narrow bamboo strips forms a twill weave border at the base and holds the feet in place. A slightly open twill weave pattern is created on the sides by alternating four weavers which go over two stakes and under one. On the front side an iris motif is created with overlayed bamboo strips in the shape of leaves and two blossoms. The upper part of the basket, which flares out into the rim, has the same twining pattern as the base border. The rim is formed from a ring shaped round piece of bamboo that is wrapped in layers with thin strips of bamboo. The handle is made from four pieces of gnarled wood twigs. The main handle has been joined at the apex with a small nail and two shorter wood supports on the sides are also fastened with nails. The handle is held in place on the rim with small nails and bound with strips of bamboo. On the bottom in two places is the donor's name, "Uno", written with black felt tip pen. B. Metal insert made from soldered galvanized metal painted brown on the sides with a shallow tin can adhered inside the top. A small kenzan needle flower holder with metal prongs and a green plastic base is adhered to the bottom of the can with green floral paste. The number 29 is written in red ink on the bottom. Basket made in Japan.
1997.030.201 Basketry Vase Basketry vase with metal insert used for nageire style Ikebana flower arrangement. Bamboo basket has a round lower half with bulging sides, long narrow neck, slightly flaring at the rim, with ring shaped foot. Bamboo has been stained reddish-brown and there is gray paint in the crevices to give it an antique look. The basket has been varnished. The bottom has split bamboo start made of radiating stakes which extend up the sides of the basket. Narrown bamboo weavers in a plain weave circle the bottom. Wider bamboo strips have been twisted to form a foot which is attached to the base with bamboo weavers. Border at the base twined with very narrow bamboo weavers. The bulging sides are woven with stakes and four sets of twined weavers in an open weave with supplementary weavers which wrap around the stakes and weavers in columns to create an overall repeating V-shape design. Above the bulging section is another band which matches the one at the base. At the front there are three rows of twill weaving and the neck consists of plain woven bamboo. Another twined band similar to the other border bands finishes the basket just under the rim. The rim flattens out and extends inward and is braided from the stakes. The U-shaped handle has five strips of bamboo wrapped with another strip of bamboo and is woven into the sides of the basket. On the bottom, pressed into vinyl tape is the donor's name "Uno". The metal insert in the shape of a cup is painted brown. A kenzan needle flower holder is adhered to the bottom. It has metal prongs and a green plastic base. The insert is held in place with a piece of wood attached to the cup bottom and extending to the interior bottom of the basket. The basket is made in Japan.
1997.030.202 Basketry Vase Basketry vase with metal insert used for nageire style Ikebana flower arrangement. A. Short basket with rounded shoulders narrowing at bottom with ring shaped foot. Bottom and sides are a hexagonal weave of narrow split bamboo strips. Around the base the ring foot is wrapped and attached to the body with thinner bamboo strips. The hexagonal weave on the sides has three horizontal weavers and wider strips of bamboo have been inserted diagonally into this weave following the hexagonal weave and overlapping at the rim to create a finished edge. The U-shaped handle is formed from two narrow strips of bamboo with nodes at the apex. They are inserted into the weaving on two sides. The basket has been coated with a sooty finish and polished on the outermost parts of the weavers to give it an antique look. On the bottom the donor's name "Uno" has been pressed into black vinyl tape. B. Metal can with straight sides and a lip around the rim with kenzan needle flower holder adhered to the inside. The whole piece has been spray painted brown. On the bottom are printed "F07081/V1ES13". Basket made in Japan.
1997.030.203 Basketry Vase Basketry vase with water glass insert for nageire style Ikebana flower arrangement. A. Tall hexagonal-cylindrical bamboo basket with flared neck and wide rim. Stained dark brown with gray paint in the crevices to create an antique look. The sides are woven narrow bamboo strips in a diagonal weave creating diamond shapes on each side with a chevron border surrounding. The neck has a diagonal twill weave. The basket is decorated and support with wider strips of bamboo nailed to the base, the lower neck and the rim. Six shaped vertical strips are added to the sides to emphasize the hexagonal shape. These are bound to the middle of the sides by thin bamboo strips. The rim has a fine wrapped bamboo top attached and wrapped in eight places with bamboo strips. The U-shaped handle is formed from three wide bamboo strips which taper at the ends and are braided to the rim and sides of the basket. The handle is wrapped in three places near the top. The inside is reinforced with matching bands at the lower neck, the middle and at the base. The bottom is a hexagonal slice of wood which has been glued into the two strips of bamboo at the base. On the bottom is a white label with pink flowers indicating the name of the donor, "Uno", and her address. B. A long stemmed glass with a flared rim and cut design on lower sides and plain round base. The stem has six facets. Molded raised lettering on the bottom reads, "Italy". Used to hold water for flower arrangement. Basket made in China.
1997.030.204 Basketry Vase Basketry vase with plastic cup insert used for nageire style Ikebana flower arrangement. A. Flat bottomed bamboo basket with wide base, sides that taper toward the flaring neck and a braided rim. The bottom start is formed by split-bamboo strips in the pattern of radiating spokes which extend to the rim as stakes for the weavers. The bottom is a plain weave with a simple over-one, under-one pattern. The outer portion of the bottom is woven with strips of bamboo which are more finely split than those at the center. The sides of the basket are woven with wider strips woven in a primarily over-one, under-one pattern but at places is woven over-two, under-one. At the base and neck the weavers are finely split. The rim finish is braided. The squared U-shaped handle is wider at the top at angles inward to attach to the base. Two wide strips of bamboo are inserted into the basket sides approximately 3 3/4" apart at the basket's base. The strips gradually angle toward each other so that the top of the handle is a double thickness as the two strips are nested together. These bamboo strips are wrapped with finely split bamboo strips that have been twisted. The entire basket has been spray-painted gray and there are traces of silver paint at the bottom. B. Plastic container with kenzan needle flower holder and pedestal to hold water for arrangement. The pedestal is a plastic champagne cup turned upside-down and adhered to the bottom of the kenzan container with green floral paste. The kenzan has metal prongs with a plastic base. The entire piece has been spray-painted silver except for the interior bottom of the pedestal.
1997.030.205 Basketry Vases Pair of Basketry Vases with inserts Ai: Bamboo, four corner vertical supports made of bamboo strips fastened to basket and becomes 4 legs at the bottom, double wall basket square shaped, inner walls are plain woven with narrow bamboo strips, bottom stakes bend up to the sides, the outside wall of hexagonal weave in mottled finish and lacquered, two twined borders at top and bottom, the rim has a double wrapped edge with two wrapped looped handles on either side. On the front side a design has been created by shaping three strips to resemble bamboo leaves and inserting them into the inner wall; a very thin bamboo branch is curved around to represent a bamboo branch. The bottom is supported with two strips of bamboo crossed and inserted at the corners of the basket. Aii. Metal insert H: 4" Di: 3". Tin cylinder soldered on one side, slants inward near the bottom, soldered to a tin disk. The rim has been bent out slightly. Interior has been painted a rust color and is chipping in places. On the bottom the numbers "25" has been written in red. Used as an insert for the basket to hold water and flowers. Bi. Bamboo, four corner vertical supports made of bamboo strips fastened to basket and becomes 4 legs at the bottom, double wall basket square shaped, inner walls are plain woven with narrow bamboo strips, bottom stakes bend up to the sides, the outside wall of hexagonal weave in mottled finish and lacquered, two twined borders at top and bottom, the rim has a double wrapped edge with two wrapped looped handles on either side. On the front side a design has been created by shaping three strips to resemble bamboo leaves and inserting them into the inner wall; a very thin bamboo branch is curved around to represent a bamboo branch. This branch comes out farther than the branch on Ai. The bottom is supported with two strips of bamboo crossed and inserted at the corners of the basket. Bii. Metal insert H: 4" Di: 3". Tin cylinder soldered on one side, slants inward near the bottom, soldered to a tin disk. The rim has been bent out slightly. Interior has been painted a rust color and is chipping in places. On the bottom the numbers "25" has been written in red. Used as an insert for the basket to hold water and flowers.
1997.030.206 Basketry Vase Shallow oval bamboo basket with inverted U-shaped handle used for Moribana style Ikebana flower arranging. Hexagonal woven narrow bamboo strips across the bottom and extending up the short sides. Around the top edge is a double braided rim which is added for decoration and strength. The bottom is supported with one long tapered strip which is bent and inserted into the basket at either side. Crossing this bar are three shorter tapered strips which are inserted at the bottom edge of the basket. Four corners on the basket bottom are created by four tapered strips which are bent and inserted into the hexagonal weave. The handle is formed from three main strips of bamboo which are fastened together at the top by light colored bamboo strips in the shape of a knot. Three and a half inches down the side is another light colored wrapping which holds the three strips together; the matching wrapping on the other side is missing. The three strips separate and are attached to the sides of the basket. They are inserted through the basket weave and bent back and held in place with another bamboo strip which is wrapped around the handle and the basket sides.
1997.030.207 Basketry Vase Shallow square basket with inverted U-shaped handle used for Moribana style Ikebana flower arranging. Woven of reed dyed dark brown and lacquered bamboo. Bottom is plain open weave with shorter reeds inserted to fill in the spaces. The bottom stakes extend up the four sides and bamboo weavers are woven over-one under-one except on one side where a diagonal pattern is created by weaving over-two and under-one. The rim is made of bamboo strips fastened on either side of the stakes with a bamboo wrapping. The handle is made of two narrow pieces of bamboo which cross in the center separated and are inserted into the weaving at the sides of the basket. The handle is nailed into the rim on both sides.
1997.030.208 Dai Base Wood burl slab used as base for Ikebana flower arranging. Oblong, irregular-shaped slab of reddish colored wood which is varnished on both sides. The top is flat and is edged with uneven texture of the burl. On the bottom, written in black felt tip pen, is the name of the donor, "Uno".
1997.030.209 Dai Base Tree slice (cross-section) used as a base for Ikebana flower arranging. Irregular oval shape with flat top stained in a slight yellow color with varnished finish. Side edges are angle out towards the bottom and are lacquered dark brown. The bottom is stained a light reddish-brown color and is unvarnished. A Y-shaped crack on the bottom forms part of a knot. The owner's name, "Uno" is written on the bottom in black felt pen.
1997.030.210 Dai Base Wood rectangle used as a base for Ikebana flower arranging. Sides are scalloped with rounded edges and a recessed top edge. Stained dark brown and varnished. The donor's name, "Uno", is written on the bottom in black felt tip pen.
1997.030.211 Dai Base Irregular rectangle shaped base for Ikebana flower arranging. Sliced wood stained yellowish-brown and varnished. Edges are carved to copy natural uneveness of bark. Bottom of base has a large nick on right side and smaller nicks thorughout. The donor's name, "Uno", is written in black felt tip pen on the bottom.
1997.030.212 Dai Base Rectangular table style base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Dark brown varnished top with 1" wood mitred border, narrow bamboo rods beneath top surface is sandwiched with another wood layer. The wood sides covered with bamboo rods have two narrow rectangular openings edged with brown lacquered wood and is raised above the ground, the ends have bamboo rod covering on rectangular wood with a large rectangular opening edged with brown lacquered wood; wood trimming around all lowered edges to frame the bamboo rods. On bottom are two cross pieces to support the top of the table; on one cross piece the donor's name "Uno" is scratched into the surface.
1997.030.213 Dai Base Rectangular table style dai base, dark wood with shell inlay, with raised top edge, used for Ikebana flower arranging. Front and sides have mother-of-pearl inlay in floral design. The legs are separate pieces, joined with a meitered joint. They are spider leg style, curving inward. The lower edge is carved in a decorative manner. Several of the flower designs have lost portions of the shell inlay.
1997.030.214 Dai Base Two level dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Overall shape is rectangular, with lower section a single rectangular piece (including legs) and an added top section which is square. The outer edge of the top section is carved in open work style with a cloud design. The opposite edge of the top section is carved in an open work rectangular design. The wood is stained a dark brown color. The donor's name, "Uno", is scratched into the bottom.
1997.030.215 Dai Bases Two rectangular wood bases with curled edges used as bases for Ikebana flower arranging. A. H: 3.5"; W: 22"; D: 11.5". Large bentwood base made of 3/8-inch thick wood rectangle which has been curved under on the ends to form continuous legs. Stained dark brown and varnished on top. Some of the varnish has deteriorated in places, perhaps due to water damage. On the bottom, the owner's name is in two places; on adhesive tape, written in blue ink "P.A. Uno/PA32214" and scratched into the wood, "Uno". B. H: 3.25"; W: 14.5"; D: 8.75" Small bentwood base made of 3/8-inch thick wood rectangle which has been curved under on the ends to form continuous legs. Stained dark brown and varnished on top. Some of the varnish has been scratched. On the bottom the donor's name, "Uno" has been scratched into the wood.
1997.030.216 Dai Base Black wooden dai base with curled legs used for Ikebana flower arranging. The base is made from a rectangular piece of wood joined to two U-shaped turned pieces of wood which form continuous legs by tongue and groove joint. Black glossy paint painted over a dark stain. On the bottom the donor's name, "Uno", is scratched.
1997.030.217 Dai Base Two rectangular dai bases with curled legs used for Ikebana flower arranging. A: H: 1.25"; W: 19"; D: 10.75" Large brown wood dai base with curled legs used for Ikebana flower arranging. The base is made from a rectangular piece of wood with rounded ends that are glued to C-shaped turned wood legs. Stained dark brown with a matte finish varnish. Worn on the underside of the legs. On the bottom, a gold outline of Mt. Fuji with Hiragana characters which read, "Fuji" and a seal which reads "Jirushi" [Fuji mark]. Beneath the mountain shape is the number 16 and the donor's name, "Uno", is scratched into the wood. B. H: 1 3/8"; W: 14"; D: 8 3/8" Small brown wood dai base with curled legs used for Ikebana flower arranging. The base is made from a rectangular piece of wood with rounded ends that are glued to C-shaped turned wood legs. Stained dark brown with a matte finish varnish. Worn on the underside of the legs and there are two splits in the wood. On the bottom, a gold outline of Mt. Fuji with Hiragana characters which read, "Fuji" and a seal which reads "Jirushi" [Fuji mark]. Beneath the mountain shape is the number 12 and the donor's name, "Uno", is scratched into the wood. In one corner, "Made in Japan", is engraved in gold.
1997.030.218 Dai Bases Two oval shaped wood dai bases used for Ikebana flower arranging. A: H: 1.5"; W: 17.5"; D: 11" Top of the base is 1/2"-thick wood carved into an oval shape with rounded edges. Stained dark brown and varnished. On the bottom in three places are three carved wooden legs which curve toward the outer edge. Stamped on the bottom in gold is the ouline of Mt. Fuji ,Hiragana characters reading, "Fuji" and a seal reading "Jirushi". The donor's name, "Uno", is scratched into the wood on the bottom. B. H: 1.5"; W: 15.5"; D: 9.5" Top of the base is 1/2"-thick wood carved into an oval shape with rounded edges. Stained dark brown and varnished. On the bottom in three places are three carved wooden legs which curve toward the outer edge. Stamped on the bottom in gold is the ouline of Mt. Fuji ,Hiragana characters reading, "Fuji" and a seal reading "Jirushi". The donor's name, "Uno", is scratched into the wood on the bottom.
1997.030.219 Dai Base Black lacquered oval shaped wood dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Long oval shaped wood with rounded edges. The black lacquer is scraped on one side. The wood piece is 1/2" thick.
1997.030.220 Dai Base Black lacquered rectangular dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. 1/8" thick wood rectangle has curved edges and corners. The wood grain shows through the black lacquer on one side.
1997.030.221 Dai Base Rectangular black wood dai base with raised center used for Ikebana flower arranging. 1/4" thick wood rectangle has been formed so that its thinner around the edges and thicker in the middle where there is a raised rectangle on both sides. Painted with a black matte finish.
1997.030.222 Dai Base Bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of twelve bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with brown plastic-covered wire. Every second rod is off-set. Color ranges from light to dark brown. On the bottom the donor's name "Uno" is written in black ink in two places.
1997.030.223 Dai Base Bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of thirteen bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with reed and wire which appears to go through holes pierced in the bamboo. Every second rod is off-set. Color ranges from light to dark brown. On the bottom the donor's name "P.A. Uno" is written in blue ink on white adhesive tape.
1997.030.224 Dai Base Bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of fourteen bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with brown plastic-covered wire. Every second rod is off-set. Color ranges from light to dark brown. On the bottom the donor's name "P.A. Uno" is written in blue ink on white adhesive tape.
1997.030.225 Dai Base Bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of eighteen bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with with reed and wire which appears to go through holes pierced in the bamboo. Rods are off-set into two groups of nine rods which are off-set approximately nine inches apart. Color ranges from light to dark brown. On the bottom the donor's name "Uno" is written in black ink in two places.
1997.030.226 Dai Base Bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of eleven bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with reed and wire which appears to go through holes pierced in the bamboo. Every second rod is off-set. Color ranges from light to dark brown.
1997.030.227 Dai Base Bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of eleven bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with black plastic covered wire. Every second rod is off-set. Color ranges from light to dark brown. The donor's name "Uno" is written in black ink on the bottom.
1997.030.228 Dai Base Bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of eleven bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with black plastic covered wire. Every second rod is off-set. Color ranges from light to dark brown. The donor's name is written in black ink on white adhesive tape "P.A. Uno/PA3-2214" is written in blue ink on the tape also. The name "Uno" is also written in black ink on the bottom on one of the bamboo rods.
1997.030.229 Dai Base Bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of eighteen bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with reed and wire which appears to go through holes pierced in the bamboo. Every second rod is off-set. Color ranges from light to dark brown. The donor's name "Uno" is written in black ink in two places on the bottom and also over a piece of packing tape.
1997.030.230 Dai Base Bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of eleven bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with black plastic covered wire. Every second rod is off-set. Color ranges from light to dark brown. The donor's name "Uno" is written in black ink on the bottom and also in blue ink on white adhesive tape, "P.A. Uno/ P.A. 3-2214".
1997.030.231 Dai Base Small bamboo dai base used for Ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular base is made of fourteen thin bamboo rods tied together into a flat rectangle with reed and wire which appears to go through holes pierced in the bamboo. The rods are off-set in two groups of seven rods. Color ranges from light to dark brown. The donor's name "Uno" is written in black ink on the bottom and also written in black ink on scotch tape.
1997.030.232 Dai Bases Set of three gray colored rectangular wood plank dai bases used for Ikebana flower arranging. Each plank is virtually identical. The planks are 1/2" thick and cut from deep grained wood. The planks have been painted gray and the grain is darkened. Pressed into the edge of one side of each plank is, "Japan".
1997.030.233 Dai Bases Three cherry wood rectangular plank dai bases used for Ikebana flower arranging. The three planks are virtually identical, each is stained dark red on the edges and varnished on the top. The bottom of the planks are roughly textured and perhaps unfinished.
1997.030.234 Pedestal Round, low, wood pedestal with carved stand used for Ikebana flower arranging. Dark wood stand, possibly two pieces, with a flat top, similar to a round plate, which has raised rim and is attached to a larger disk base. The base disk turns inward at the bottom and is carved in an open work style with an organic motif. The top surface is decorated with a double line circle at the center. The side edges of the round plate are recessed (turned?). The bottom of the base has a hole at the center through which the top plate is visible. Four "feet" extend from the carved base as raised points. The pedestal is stained a cherry wood color. Printed on the bottom in white ink is, "7675 Hong Kong". Also on the bottom on black vinyl tape is the donor's name, "P A Uno". Some repairs have been made to the base where the wood has cracked and some small pieces have been lost from the base carving. This pedestal would have been used for more formal "Chinese style" arrangement.
1997.030.235 Pedestal Wood pedestal with five legs used for Ikebana flower arranging. Wood stained a dark reddish brown, flat circular top with a raised rim, hole drilled in the center surrounded by two grooved rings. The rounded edge of the top curves in and below this recess a carved ring has a pierced design with five double leaf motifs. The leaves and the spaces between the motifs are accented with groups of three incised lines. Attached to this decorative ring are five S-shaped legs that have knob-shaped feet on the bottom. The legs are joined together with a wooden ring attached to the back of each leg just above the feet. The ring is cracked in one place and appears to have been reglued to the legs. One leg has become separated from the ring. Engraved into the bottom of the pedestal, "Made in China" and the donor's name "Uno". The donor's name is also written in red nailpolish, "P Uno". This pedestal would have been used for more formal "Chinese style" arrangement.
1997.030.236 Pedestal "Lazy Susan"-style wood pedestal used for Ikebana flower arranging. Turned reddish brown wood in two pieces joined with a metal bolt. The top consists of two disks with a spacer between, carved in one piece. The very top has a raised rim which hangs down around the sides. The lower disk is wider than the top one. The bottom of the pedestal is carved in a modified cone shape so that the narrow portion is connected to the top with the bolt. The stand has been carved with a recess in the top which holds large ball bearings. The bottom has a hole drilled in the center where the head of the screw runs through a metal disk. The pedestal is designed so that the top can rotate freely. On the bottom is an oval shaped gold colored sticker printed in black with, "Genuine Monkey Pod/Handcrafted in the Philippines".
1997.030.237 Shell Half of a bivalve shell used for Ikebana flower arrangements featuring water scenes. Large half shell with a rough knobbly surface on the exterior with yellow staining on three-quarters of the surface and some pink staining in spots. The inside has a shiny "mother-of-pearl" finish with a yellow, blue, and pink reflective surface. Four holes pierce one edge of the shell creating knobs on the outer surface. Around the edge of the shallow part of the shell is a reddish color.
1997.030.238 Fossil Fossil used in Ikebana flower arrangements. Greyish-beige stone fossil with one end in the shape of a curled, snail-like creature with radiating ridges (a mollusk). At the other end is an irregularly shaped rectangle which has impressions of seashells in the hardened mud (perhaps the signs of another mollusk).
1997.030.239 Decorative Roof Decorative bamboo miniature roof used for Ikebana flower arrangements. Ridge pole is made from a length of bamboo with nodes at each end. The ridge pole is connected to the roof sides with wire and three pieces of braided bamboo. The roof extends down on either side at a sharp angle and is made of flattened sections of bamboo joined to smaller vertical bamboo strips with very narrow strips of bamboo which are woven in and out over the vertical strips. Near the bottom, two horizontal strips of bamboo are held to the roof sections by very narrow strips of bamboo which are laced in a X-shaped design. At the ends of these horizontal strips are four braided strips of bamboo which act as fasteners and as decorative elements. The roof has been stained dark brown and lacquered on the outside. The roof was used with two baskets (1997.30.205) to create a hanging arrangement in which the baskets were suspended from a pulley and the roof rested above the pulley. There is a crack in one end of the ridge pole.
1997.030.240 Hooks Three metal hooks in the shape of monkeys which create a chain for hanging Ikebana flower vases. A & B: Two cast iron monkeys with very long arms, one extending upward with the hand curved in creating a hook, and the other extending downward in the same fashion. The monkeys have bent legs and very short tails. They have been painted black. A has "Japan" imprinted on upper arm. B has a rusted upper hand and on the back in white is the donor's name stamped into green vinyl tape, "Uno". C: A brass monkey with with very long arms, one extending upward with the hand curved in creating a hook, and the other extending downward in the same fashion. The monkey has bent legs, a very short tail and a flat head.
1997.030.241 Hook and Chains A: Cast iron hook in the shape of a cloud used for Ikebana hanging flower arrangements. The cloud shape in the center consists of one large swirl with four C-shapes echoing the curve. On either side of the cloud, is a long extension which curves into hooks; one turning in the opposite direction of the other. The hook has a shiny black (enamel?) finish. L: 5.75"; W: 1". B: Metal chain with triangular shaped links with a shorter chain connected one third of the way from one end. There is a black metal hook on the chain extension;a larger black metal hook connected to a triangular shaped fastener at one end; and a ring at the other end. It has a baked black enamel finish. L: 54". C: Iron chain 10" long with a 2.5" wide ring. Chain consists of three heavy wires bent into bow shaped links. At one end is a pear shaped ring. The chain and ring have a baked black matte finish.
1997.030.242 Candlestick Metal candle holder in the shape of a flower, possibly used for Ikebana flower arranging. The top is formed in the shape of a plum blossom curving up at the edges. In the middle there are raised stamens and a metal cup-shaped holder is riveted to the center of the flower. There are vertical ridges on the outside of the cup. Beneath the blossom is a metal branch which is flattened and curved so that the main branch and two side branches act as legs. The main branch has raised lines representing bark. Three smaller branches extend from the side of the main branch and curve under the blossom. One sub-branch has two leaves, the second has a flower bud and a leaf, and the third shortest branch has one leaf. The leaves and buds have incised lines indicating veins and petals. On the bottom under the flower shape is a brass cone shaped leg. The metal is flat black color with mossy green accents representing a copper patina.
1997.030.243 Secateur Pair of steel pruning scissors used for Ikebana. Short blades with long handles that curve outwards from the blades, come together at the ends, and then curve back forming eye shaped handles. A rivet holds holds the two sides together and is painted on both sides with red nail polish. Engraved on one side with the manufacturer's name, "Masakuni" and "Made in Japan". On the other side is an imprint of Kanji and the donor's name, "Uno".
1997.030.244 Secateur Pair of steel pruning scissors used for Ikebana. Short blades with long handles that curve outwards from the blades, come together at the ends, and then curve back forming eye shaped handles. A rivet holds holds the two sides together and is painted on both sides with red nail polish. Engraved on one side with, "Made in Japan". On the other side is an imprint of Kanji. Similar to 1997.30.243 except the blades are a little wider.
1997.030.245 Instruction Cards Twenty seven instruction sheets on off-white cardstock with simple diagrams and notes (Chinese characters primarily) pertaining to guidelines for Ikebana flower arranging. A-D: Set of diagrams with guidelines for creating Ikebana flower arrangements including upright, oblique, and horizontal moribana and a center piece arrangement; in black felt pen; notes in English. E: Diagram of cutting length for moribana flower arranging; in black, green, and red felt pen. F: Diagrams for creating flower holders for nageire; in black felt pen; notes in English. G: Diagrams related to cutting stems at an angle; in black, green, and red felt pen. H-N: Set of diagrams for all basic flower arrangements; lettered from A to G in upper left corner; black and red felt pen; notes in Japanese;. O-T: Set of diagrams for specific moribana flower arrangements; black, green, and red felt pen; notes in Japanese. U-W: Set of diagrams for specific moribana flower arrangements; black, green, and red felt pen; notes in Japanese. X-AA: Set of diagrams for specific moribana flower arrangements; black, green, and red felt pen; notes in Japanese.
1997.030.247 Basketry Vase Boat shaped basketry vase with handle and copper insert used for Moribana flower arrangement. A: Basket with hexagonal weave bottom and random weave bamboo sides, front, and back. Plain weave top with rectangular hole in the center. Handle made of gnarled, curved wood branch material. It has two Y-shaped side extensions which are nailed to the two main branches. The handle is attached one one side in the middle and on the other towards the back with bamboo wrapping. A small gnarled, inverted, V-shaped piece of wood is attached to the back with bamboo wrapping. Another gnarled branch has been added to the prow. Half of this branch has been wrapped with bamboo in two places to the front side of the boat; the other half of the branch extends upward and has twisted bamboo cord wrapped around it. The two ends of the braided cord are tied to the sides of the boat. The bottom and sides have been reinforced with wider bamboo strips inserted into the woven bottom. Four small feet are formed with twisted strips of bamboo inserted into the random weave sides. The bamboo has been stained dark brown in places to give it an antique look. The wood is also stained dark brown. On the bottom, in four places, the donor's name "Uno" is written in black felt pen. B: Copper insert: H: 2"; W: 5"; D: 3.25". Copper sheet has been cut and shaped into a rectangular form with a narrower bottom. It is soldered on the four corner edges and the lip has been turned over to create a rolled rim. The copper is oxidizing in places. Inside the bottom is a green metal kenzan needle flower holder with a cast design around the bottom edge. The kenzan is adhered to the bottom of the copper insert with green floral paste. On the bottom of the insert, the owner's name "Uno" is written in black felt pen.
1997.030.248 Vase, Ikebana Niju-ike Style Vase for Ikebana Flower Arrangement This wooden container resembles the traditional Japanese vase made of a bamboo cylinder cut with nado window in the middle so that two levels contain two flower arrangements. A cylinder was created by hollowing out the log and then cutting two windows so that the upper and lower parts of the cylinder are supported by two uprights. The upper section exterior is smooth with a crevice in the back. The sides and bottom are crenolated. On one side of the bottom section, there is a knobby extension where a branch has been removed. The bark has been removed and the surface sanded and stained brown and polished. Two tin cans have been inserted into the openings of the upper and lower sections to create vessels for the flower arrangements. The insides of the cans and the interior of the wood are painted black. On the bottom of the lower can, with white letters embossed into black vinyl tape, "Made by Father/ late 1930/ P.A. Uno". [see similar vase 1997.30.14]
1997.030.249 Driftwood Two pieces of driftwood used for Ikebana flower arranging. A; The outside piece of a burl, U-shaped, with smooth outer surface and knobbly growths. On the inside the surface is rough and has yellowish deposits of sap in places. The wood is reddish and yellow brown. On the inside the donor's name, "Uno" is printed in black felt pen and also on black vinyl tape attached to the wood. B: Long piece of driftwood, light brown in color, curved to one side at the top, in a wave-like effect. A split piece on one side extends out from the side. On the bottom a molded metal kenzan needle flower holder has been screwed into the wood. The green paint is chipping and the screw is rusty. Some of the needles are bent and as a result the screw is not fitted properly. The purpose of the kenzan is to insert it into another kenzan in a flower arrangement to secure the driftwood in an upright position as a part of the arrangement.
1997.030.250 Pebbles Thirty seven translucent brownish black smooth pebbles in a variety of shapes and sizes used for Ikebana flower arrangements featuring landscape and water scenes.
1997.030.251 Set, Tableware Ceramic and Lacquerware Japanese style table setting used for display with Ikebana flower arrangements. The set is fairly inexpensive (the artist's name is not printed on the ware). Note: All ceramic ware is white clear glazed with cherry blossom motif as described in .251Ii, "Made in Japan" printed in orangey red ink on bottom, and tracing of single gold line on rim (except chopstick rests, which do not have the gold rim or "Made in Japan"). A: Bowl, H: 2.875", Diam: 3.75", Tall plastic bowl with smooth foot and bottom, designed to look like lacqerware, orangey red exterior with "exposed wood grain", carved into irregular facets, smooth black interior, inside of the bowl has a protruding ring on upper inside edge on which the lid sits. Bowl is used for hot soup, often served at the beginning of the meal. See also: Cataloging file "Food/Cooking Utensils/Asian" for cookware catalog which describes this as used for oshiruku, a pasty sweet made of red beans and sugar. B: Lid, H: 1.625", Diam. 3.5", Plastic made to resemble lacquerware, short lid with smooth red foot and top/bottom, multi-faceted red exterior with exposed wood grain, smooth black interior. Lid for above bowl. C: Bowl, H: 2.5", Diam: 6.25", Lacquerware, shallow red bowl with raised foot with short black sides tapering in a covex shape to the foot which has black exterior and red interior, smooth black interior, red exterior. Dish used for serving boiled vegetables or broiled fish or meat. D: Lid, H: 1.625", Diam. 6", Lacquerware, shallow red lid with raised handle and short black sides tapering in a covex shape to the handle which is red; smooth black interior, red exterior. Lid for above. E: Bowl, H: 2.25", Diam: 6.25", Lacquerware, shallow red bowl with raised foot with short black sides tapering in a covex shape to the foot which has black exterior and red interior, smooth black interior, red exterior. Dish used for serving boiled vegetable or broiled fish or meat. F: Lid, H: 1.5", Diam. 6", Lacquerware, shallow red lid with raised handle and short black sides tapering in a covex shape to the handle which is red; smooth black interior, red exterior. G i, ii: Pair of Chopsticks, L: 7.75", Square shaped top tapering to round pointed bottom, orangey red lacquer with black lacquer tops, two sides have oblong painted design in blue and green, two other sides with oblong painted design with four pieces of shell inlay at top (2 green and 2 yellow), green, blue, yellow and purple paint on the rest of the design. Woman's or girl's chopsticks (based on size and design). H i, ii: Pair of Chopsticks, L: 7.785", Square shaped top tapering to round pointed bottom, orangey red lacquer with black lacquer tops, two sides are plain, two other sides with oblong painted design with three pieces of hexagonal shaped shell inlay at top (2 creme and 2 yellow), black and green paint on the rest of the design. Woman's or girl's chopsticks (based on size and design). I i: Lidded Ceramic Teapot, H: 8.5", Diam: 7", with plastic spout protector, bamboo handle, globle shaped body tapering towards bottom with short curved spout and two protruding ceramic rings used as handle attachments, smoother white clear glazed interior, interior strainer is a ceramic half sphere with holes, white clear glazed exterior with a cherry blossom motif painted in red, orange, tan and gold on two sides, the primary motif features 5 blossoms and a long branch with gold accents opposite a single blossom with a short branch and gold accents; rim of spout and top edge of the two rings are traced with a single line of gold paint; attached to the two rings is a U-shaped handle formed by a bent strip of bamboo which is decorated by an additional fine split bamboo wrapped around the handle and has an open weave design at the top; the handle is secured on each side with a band of brown painted wire; on the bottom "Made in Japan" is printed in orangey red. Informal teapot for everyday use. Not for formal tea service. I ii: Ceramic Teapot Lid, tall recessed foot, round knob handle, small steam hole to one side of handle, painted in red, orange, tan and gold with a single cherry blossom surrounded by a small branch and gold accents; knob is decorated with a single line of gold paint encircling the top; top and interior of lid are clear glazed, rim and exterior foot are unglazed. J: Ceramic Teacup, H: 3.125", Diam: 2.375", tall cup with straight sides, short recessed foot, white clear glazed interior and exterior which has a cherry blossom motif in red, orange, tan and gold, 5 blossoms along a branch highlighted with gold accents; rim is decorated with fine line of gold paint, unglazed foot bottom, on bottom "Made in Japan" is painted in orangey red. "Japanese style" teacup without handle, generally found in pairs. K: Ceramic Sake Bottle, H: 5.25", Diam: 2.375", tall vessel with narrow neck and slightly flaring sides and rim with convex bottom; smooth white clear glazed interior and exterior with cherry blossom motif containing 3 blossoms; single line of gold paint on rim, on bottom "Made in Japan" is painted in orangey red. L: Ceramic Sake Cup, H: 2", Diam: 1.625", small narrow cup with wide mouth, sides taper towards a slightly flared bottom, smooth white clear glaze interior and exterior with cherry blossom motif containing 2 blossoms; single line of gold paint on rim, bottom of foot is unglazed, on bottom "Made in Japan" is painted in orangey red. Modern style shape in the form of a jigger (shot) glass. M: Ceramic Plate, H: 2", Diam: 8.625", large bowl shaped plate with raised foot and tall, straight sides, slightly concave interior with cherry blossom motif painted along the top and one side containing 5 blossoms, bottom has an uneven white glaze with thick areas, single line of gold paint on rim, bottom of foot is unglazed, on bottom "Made in Japan" is painted in orangey red. Plate used for service of hors d'oeuvres such as sashimi. N: Ceramic Plate, H: 1.75", Diam: 7.125", medium bowl shaped plate with raised foot and tall, straight sides, slightly concave interior with cherry blossom motif painted along one side containing 5 blossoms, bottom has an uneven white glaze with thick areas, single line of gold paint on rim, bottom of foot is unglazed, on bottom "Made in Japan" is painted in orangey red. Plate used for service of hors d'oeuvres such as sashimi. O: Ceramic Bowl, H: 2.125", Diam: 6.5", shallow bowl with slanted sides and concave bottom walls tapering toward the raised foot, interior is white clear glazed and decorated with cherry blossom motif, rim on outside is orangey red and has a single line of gold paint on rim top, unglazed bottom foot, on bottom "Made in Japan" is painted in orangey red. Bowl used for individual serving of vegetables. P: Ceramic Bowl, H: 2.125"; Diam: 5", bowl same as O above, except smaller. This is an individual serving plate for Choyu or vinegar sauces. Q: Ceramic Bowl, H: 1.5", Diam: 3.5", bowl same as P above as above but smaller. Serving plate for individual servings of sauce. R: Ceramic Bowl, H: 3.75", Diam: 6.125, donburi bowl with lid (S). Tall bowl with high rim which flares outward slightly before turning back inward. The main body of the bowl swells at the belly so that combined with the rim, a double curve is the result. There are five blossoms in the cherry motif. The bowl is used for serving individual portions of donburi, hot rice with meats, vegetables, and egg. S: lid, H: 1.75"; Diam: 5.375" lid for donburi bowl R above. There are five blossoms in the cherry motif. T: Ceramic Bowl, H: 2.75", Diam: 6", bowl with straight sides and tall, raised foot. Decorated with five cherry blossoms. Used to serve individual portions of donburi, hot rice with flavored topping. U: Ceramic Lid, H: 1.5"; Diam: 5.375", lid for bowl T above. V: Ceramic Bowl, H: 2.25"; Diam: W: 3.75"; D: 3.625", square serving bowl with slightly flared sides and undulating rim used for individual servings of vegetables such as marinated spinach or cucumber salad. Decorated with five cherry blossoms. W: Ceramic Bowl, H: 2.625"; Diam: 4.375", bowl with tall raised foot and undulating rim used for individual servings of vegetables. On the bottom, inside the ring forming the foot is another raised ring. X: Ceramic Bowl, H: 2.75"; Diam: 3.75", serving bowl with straight sides and raised foot used to serve individual portions of condiments; may also be used for individual serving of steamed dishes; decorated with five cherry blossoms. Y: Ceramic Lid: H: 1.375"; Diam: 4.125" lid for bowl X above.There is a raised knob at center on the top; decorated with five cherry blossoms. Z: Ceramic Rice Bowl, H: 2.5"; Diam: 4.625", rice bowl with flared sides and raised foot.; painted on the both the outside and inside of the bowl are three cherry blossoms. AA: Ceramic Plate, H: 1.125", Diam: 6.375", plate with flaring walls like a very shallow bowl and a short foot; interior decorated with five cherry blossoms. The dish is used for individual servings of fish or meat. AB: Ceramic Bowl, H: 1.375"; Diam: 5.625", shallow bowl, saucer-like, decorated with five blossoms. AC: Ceramic Plate, H: 1.25", W: 6.5"; D: 4.25", rectangular, shallow dish with raised foot and flared, undulating rim; decorated with four cherry blossoms clustered at one corner. This plate used for individual servings of fish or long vegetables like asparagus. AD: Ceramic Plate, H: 1"; W: 8.5", D: 3.125", plate in the shape of a folding fan, with raised foot; decorated with five cherry blossoms. Plate used for individual servings of vinegared fish or vegetables. [pickled stuff?] AE and AF: Pair of Ceramic Saucers, H: .75"; Diam AE: 4", DiamAF: 4.125", shallow, bowl shaped dipping plates fo soy or vinegar . AE is decorated with four cherry blossoms, AF is decorated with three cherry blossoms. AG: Ceramic Bowl, H: 1.75"; Diam: 4.25", round bowl with extended wide, flat handle; decorated with five chery blossoms. Bowl used for individual servings of pickled vegetables or other condiments, perhaps egg. See also: Cataloging file "Food/Utensils/Asia" which describes this dish as a tempura sauce bowl with a dipper handle at the end which enables the eater to lift the bowl toward the mouth while maneuvering the food with chopsticks in the other hand. AH: Ceramic Bowl, H: 1"; W: 3.25"; D: 2.25", short rectangular bowl with flared sides, undulating rim, and raised foot; decorated with three blossoms inside. Used for individual serving of sauce, especially for sashimi sauce of mustard and soy. AI: Ceramic Bowl, H: .875"; Diam: 3.125", small, shallow round dish decorated with three blossoms. AJ: Ceramic Divided Dish, H: .375"; W: 2.75", small square dish with a dividing wall in the center used for seasonings such as wasabi and ginger. Each well of the dish is decorated with a single cherry blossom; each corner is notched and the exterior corner edges incised. AKi and ii: Ceramic Shoyu bottle with lid. Bottle (i) H: 2.5"; W: 3"; D: 2.25", straight walled vessel with spout and recessed bottom, used to serve soy sauce; decorated with . Lid (ii) H: .5"; Diam: 2", Lid has a knob on top and a small hole to facilitate easy pouring, underside has a tall recessed foot to fit into the opening in the top of the shoyu bottle. AL and AM: Ceramic Chopstick Rests, H: .375"; W: 3"; D: .875", pair; each is rectangular shaped with sides that raise upward and flare outward slightly, creating a squarish U-shape; decorated with two cherry blossoms. AN and AO: Ceramic Chopstick Rests, H: .375"; W: 3"; D: .875". pair; each is carp shaped with tail curving upward, painted orange and white with black eyes; the bottom is hollow. AP and AQ: Ceramic Chopstick Rests, H: .857"; W: 2.375; D: 1.5", pair; irregular shaped gold fish with flared tail, painted white and orange with black eyes; recessed, hollow bottom. AR and AS: Ceramic Chopstick Rests, H: .375"; W: 2.375; D: 1", pair; each shaped in the form of persimmon painted orange and brown with leaf painted white and blue. AT: Bamboo Hot Pad, H: .5"; Diam: 6", round hot pad painted orange and most likely used with tea pot. A variety of bamboo rods have been sliced and joined to form a pourous surface.
1997.030.252 Show ribbons 2 yellow show ribbons (a, b) Yellow satin ribbon tied in a flower shape at the top has a covered button with a gold chrysanthemum printed in the middle, 2 bands of ribbons hand down and have gold printing, "Evergreen Chrysanthemum Association" on one and "Special Award" on the other, a yellow cotton cord runs through a hole in a round white tag stapled to the back which has black printing "Congratulations---Event---Date---Regalia Mfg. Co., Rock Island, Il" A: "Exhibit, Oct. 25, 26 & 27, 1985" B: "Exhibit, 1986"
1997.031.001 Keys 12 gold colored rounded oblong diamond shaped key chans made of plastic with white ink printing. On the back is "Let your self go!, Harolds Club Reno," and on the front is: "The Eastern Hotel, 506 1/2 Maynard so. Seattle, WASH., 98104."
1997.038 Christmas Ornaments Hand blown glass ornaments for Christmas tree. In the form of "19th Century Chinese Male". He has yellow tinted face. Painted black eyes and "Fu Manchu" moustache, hair braided in a queue. He is wearing candy red jacket with black collar, shoulders, and cuffs, black pants. One hand is in jacket and the other in pants pocket. He has a conical paper hat of glossy red on top and gold inside. Ornament cap and ring on top. Made in Germany.
1997.039 Pen Souvenir ball point pen with Governor Gary Locke's signature. White plastic ball point pen with screw on top; Washington State seal, Gary Locke's signature, and the word "Governor" printed below. It is a Sheaffer pen with silver holder, silver band around bottom of screw-on top; top of pen base is black.
1997.043.001 Patent medicine A paper wrapped package. There are some tears on the paper, and most of them are on the back side. From one tearing hole, the package seems to have many black bricks in it. The black bricks are compressive herbs, and there is powder of the black bricks leaking from tears. The paper is yellowed and has many foxes. There are red prints on the top and on the side. The print is blurred.
1997.043.002 Patent medicine set 1997.43.2A-P A hardboard box (L:1.18", W:0.87", H:2.8"). outer surface is wrapped floral paper, and a pink or green label is adhered to the mikkle of the box. Inner surface is wrapped by red paper. In each box, there are one medicine oil bottle (L:o.55", W:0.35", H:2.36"), one patent statement (L:3.35, W:2.13), and one prescription sheet (L:12.2", W:9.89"). There are nine boxes have a pink label on them(A-I), and seven boxes have a green label on them(J-P), but twoof the green boxes (O-P)do not have medicine oil bottle. The same pink label is adhered to the medicine oil glass bottle. The opening is sealed by silver metal foil paper. Inside the bottle is dark brown oil. The patent statement paper has purple-like color, and is rolled with the prescription paper. The prescription sheet is yellowed and has some small cracks on the folding creases. Name of the drug store: Man Chun Yuen (China). Name of the medicine oil: Nutmegs and Cradamon Oil. Usages and functions: For climatic illness, external wounds, etc.. The oil can be taken with tea, or be smeared on the wounded areas. 1997.43.2Ri-ii (2 pieces) A broken hardboard box (L:5.12", W:4.88", H:2.91") that is used as a container for the nutmegs and cradamon oil. The whole box is wrapped by thin yellowed paper, and floral paper is adhered to the outer surfaces of the remained three sides. One side on the 2Ri has a red label with the names of the drug store and the medicine oil, and there is a 3.93" crack on the lower edge that connects to the bottom side. There are two characters written in ink on this side. The black frame of the label is blurred. The other side of 2Ri has a big permeating-like stain on the upper side, and two paper loops insert in the hardboard. Along the edges, the thin wrapped paper is broken. 2Rii is a broken side from 2Ri, and it has a red frame on the inner upper edge. The paper along the edges is broken and a little fuzzy.
1997.043.003 Patent medicine 1997.43.3Ai A rolling, folking prescription is wrapped by multicolored paper (D:1". H: 2.72"), and cannot be separated. The prescription is yellowed and is printed in black. The wrapping paper has the medicine manufacturer's picture and a statement of changing package from 1922, and a few statements of function. This medicine can be used by everybody, including pregnant women, but children only can take half of the quantity of that for adults. This medicine can cure 72 illness as plague, cholera, tuberculosis, and cramp, etc.. 1997.43.3Aii A small glass bottle (D:0.71", H:1.97") with a cork and two attached paper labels. Inside the bottle are some black-brown deposites. The cork is broken and part of it is stuck on the broken label, which should be acrossed the opening part fo the bottle. This label is a seal with official admission. Another white paper with blue prints. The upper edge has several tears, and there are foxes on the whole paper. The bottom of the bottle carved the name of the manufacturer. 1997.43.3B The print on the wrapped paper is the clearest one among four sets (A-D), and there is a blurred black stamp "ALCOHOL PERCENT BY v c3A MADE IN CHINA." The opening of the bottle is well sealed. 1997.43.3C There are two main tears on the wrapped paper. The sealing label of the bottle's opening is broken, and the cork has many nicks, and there are grims around the opening. 1997.43.3D The seal of the bottle's opening is a little torned, but the cork remains well. Some tears on the wrapped paper and the edges of inside sheets.
1997.043.004 patent medicine 1997.43.4A A white paper box (L: 2.36", W: 1.38", H:0.55") with green prints. The red prints are notices of patent medicine and external use only. the blue, a little blurred number stamps seems like the production or expiration date (79 01 05 * this date is equal to Jan 5, 1980) and its production number (YOAO10). On the box, the prints are about the name of the medicine, usage, functions, and other branches. This medicine is made in Taiwan. 1997.43.4B A two sides copy prescription( L:6.39", W:4.92"). The red side is about the ingredients (peppermint, camphor oil, etc.), functions (headache, cold, nausea, diarrhea, itches, burn, cut, bugs' bite), and usage usage (for people at least 2 Years old, and external use only). The blue side has the founder's picture, locations of branches, and the pictures of some branches' locations. 1997.43.4C A glass bottle (W: 1.02", H: 2") with a black plastic screw cap. On the cap is empossed the name of the medicine. On the front side of the glass bollte is also embossed the names of the medicine and manufacture company in Taiwan. There are two labels adhered to the bottle. The front one is a picture of flower and the back one is red print, which states the functions, and green print, is a notice of patent medicine. The oil is transparency.
1997.043.005 Patent medicine A adhesive plaster which is used for muscle or bone injury. The adhesive plaster is brown and is hardened now. There is a white paper wrapped it , and both ends of the paper are broken. One of the ends is particular dark. There are some characters in the paper, which indicate the names of the brand and the medicine.
1997.043.006 Unknown medicine 1997.43.6A A two part, round, golden metal box (D: 2.36", H:0.71"; 0.24"--cap). The surface of outside box has many scratches. The cap has several frayed lines. The metal color inside the box and the outer round connection area of bottom part is tarnish. The inner surface is rusty and has scratches. There are also black stains in it. The box is used as container but it is not specially for the ointments. 1997.43.6B A cuboid brown ointment (L: 1.77", W: 0.91", H: 0.35"), which is wrapped two times by a yellowed paper. The ointment is stiff, and it is stuck with paper now. The wrapping paper has several tears and is very yellowish. There are many tiny green and black spots spread on the paper, and some foxes too. One end of the exposured ointment is smoother than another. 1997.43.6C A cuboid brown ointment (L: 1.97", W: 0.94", H: 0.31"), which is wrapped one and half time by a yellowed paper. The paper is stuck on the ointment and has some tears. The paper is longer than the ointment. the longer part is folded, and has wrinkles and small tears. There are brown stains and tiny green, black spots on the paper.
1997.043.007 Unknown medicine Some brown powder is in a yellowed, folding paper. The corner of paper has a tear that powder can leak from it. The powder is unidentifiable.
1997.043.008 patent medicine This is an unopened medicine oil, which is made in China. The brand is Yang Gheng Brand. The top seal states the ingredients of the oil. The lower seal is the name of the oil. The glass bottle is transparent. The oil is brown. There are some paper stuck on the bottle, and also some white stains on it.
1997.043.009 Patent medicine Name of the medicine: Po Chai Shui A glass bottle with a cork. The cork is sealed by wax. The seal is broken. There is a prescription paper wrapped the bottle. The paper has a large residue, which seems from permeating oil, and the residue makes the prints blurred. There are some undientified characters embossed in the bottom. 1997.43.9A From the view of the bottom, this bottle is empty. The wrapped paper has two big residues near the opening part. 1997.43.9B There are some deposites inthe bottom. A large residue is near the bottom, and another smaller residue is near the opening. On the top of the cork, the cork seems become powdering.
1997.043.010 Patent medicine A metal box and many red pills in it. The metal box originally should have been plated with gold or copper. Now the golden plate is almost totally faded, except the two pictures' outline on the top and bottom, and the surface inside the cap. There are many brown rusts inside the box, and the connected band area. There are four small cracks on each corner of the connected band. Both right and left sides of the cap have a tiny hole on them. The metal connection is in good condition. The pictures on the top and bottom are the same one: a gourd withe flying ribbons inside a frame. There is green lines tracing the shapes. The picture in the bottom is blurrer than the top one. The box cannot close tightly. Many small, red, unidentifiable pills. Some of them are broken, and inside the red cover is a golen-brown pill. On the right and left sides, there are two black print words; KWONG HING.
1997.043.011 Medicinal bottle A glass bottle with a black screw cap and a paper label. The glass bottle has embossed scales on the back side and embossed numbers and marks on the bottom. Near the neck and opening partm there are black residues on it. The black cap is rusty in its edge and inner part. There are rusts around the screwing part. The label has blue or green, and red priints. Half label is separated from the bottle. There is a big tear (2") in the middle of the label. The print is blurred. There is a huge brown permeating residue on the label. There are a red and a black residues on the label too. The label states: This bottle is a container for medicinal dew that is used for skin problems such as etches, bugs' bites, etc.. Appling this medicine on a cotton cloth and rub against wounded or affected parts 300 times in one time. Every bottle costs 5 dollars.
1997.043.012 Patent medicine A two parts hardboard box ( L: 1.81", W: 1.81", H: 1") with a small wooden bottle in it. 1997.43.12A: The box lid. The outer surface of the lid is covered purple wefts and red supplementary wefts. On the top of the lid is a red label, which has names of the medicine and the brand. The bottom edge is golden foil but it is flaking. Inside the lid is covered by yellow brown paper. The name of the medicine is Liu Shen Pills, pills of six ingredients with magical effects (Calculus Bovis, Margarita, Borneol, Camphora, Venenum Bufonis, Realgar, Moschus), used as an antiphlogistic for acute tonsillitis, sore throat, boils, intestinal abscess, deep-rooted boil, acute mastitis, intramammary abscess, etc.. 1997.43.12B: The bottom box. The bottom box is a little smaller than the lid because of the thickness of the box. The bottom edge has the same wefts as the lid. The box is covered by red paper. The bottom side is covered the same paper in the inner lid. 1997.43.12C: Wooden bottle. A black wooden bottle (H: 0.83", W: 0.83). The bottle seems that it does not have any opening. 1997.43.12D: Prescription sheet. A piece of thin white paper (L:8.07", W: 7.09"). The black frame is blurred and disappeared on the lower corners. The red stamps are blurred. There are brown stains on the paper. There is a tear on the upper side. The paper has water marked characters, and some of them are the name of the duge store, but others can not be totally identified. Usage: take ten Liu Shen Pills with boiled water in one time.
1997.043.013 Medicine 1997.43.13A A package box (L: 2.13", W: 2", H: 2.4") made of hardboard. The outer surface is golden color. There are two product marks on two sides, and two directions written in English and Korean on the other two sides. Inside the bow, there is another hardboard protecting layer. There are some creases on the top and bottom sides of the box. 1997.43.13B A white, thin prescription (L: 8.5", W: 8.31") in black prints within a red frame. The directions is explained in 3 languages (Korean, English, and Chinese), which includes "the Origin of Korean Ginseng", "Korean Red Ginseng and Extract", "Efficacy of Korean Red Ginseng Extract", "Directions", "Attention", and "Packing". The paper is yellowed, and the prints on the folding creases are blurred. The medicine is used as tonic and is used for general weakness. Take the medicine with water. Teh medicine is made by Office of Monopoly Republic of Korea. 1997.43.13C A glass bottle (H:1.97", D: 1.61") with a screw cap and a plastic lid. The screw cap has a white, plastic inner and a golden metal outer cver, which has a brand mark on it. The plastic lid now is stuck to the bottle because of the sticky Ginseng Extract. There is powder and the extract's black residues on the lid. There is a label aghered to the bottle. 1997.43.13D A plastic 1gm spoon for measuring one dose.
1997.043.014 Medicinal tea cake 1997.43.14A (Tea cake); 1997.43.14D( prescription, L: 6.5", W:5.51") A tea cake wrapped with paper(prescription). The tea cake is flaking apart and is powdering. The color of tea is dark brown. The wrapped paper is yellowed, and there is a main tear (1.97") in the middle. There are also some tears on the sides. The paper is thin and is with many wrinkles, and is fragile. The red print on the paper is blurred and faded now. The print deition is 1914. The print states the name of the tea cake and the brand, the location of the drug store, the satement of its patent, and the functions and usage of the tea cake. Fumction: for fever, over-drink, stomach illness, climatic illness, etc.. The tea cake is a healthy medicine. Usage: slight illness-- decocting2-3 tea cakes. serious illness--decocting 4-5 tea cakes. external wounds: after chewing tea cakes, appling them on the wounded areas. tuberculosis: decocting 20 tea cakes with 2 gian bambpp shavings. 1997.43.14B A thin, yellowed paper with faded red prints wrapped a round tea cake. There are several small holes on the paper, which results some tea powder is leaking out. 1997.43.14C The same object as 14A&D, and 14B.
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