Miniature Cloisonné Vase with Mountain and Peony Motifca. 1947
4 in. x 2 1/2 in. (circumference) (10.16 cm x 6.35 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2005.6.3.a-c
Geography: Asia, Japan
Classification: Furnishings and Furniture; Household Accessories
Collection: Elizabeth Gray Vining '23 Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
- Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
- miniature - Use to describe objects and beings of a reduced size or scale compared to the average or normal range for its kind.
- vases - Vessels of varying shape and size but which are usually taller than they are wide, varying greatly in actual form and use. In modern usage, typically refers to vessels for displaying flowers. When referring to ancient art, often refers to any ceramic or metal vessel in a range of shapes and used to hold liquids, grain, or another substance.
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