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A82 Model, Japanese house, bronze, maker unknown, Japan, date unknown, collected by the Rev. Julian Tenison-Woods, 1886. Click to enlarge.

Scale model of Japanese house

Made in Japan, 1886.
Metal cast of a pagoda or temple with a raised floor accessible by a short flight of steps. The building has open sides and concave roof supported by nine pillars and there is a low parapet wall around the sides.

Summary

Object No.

A82

Object Statement

Model, Japanese house, bronze, maker unknown, Japan, date unknown, collected by the Rev. Julian Tenison-Woods, 1886

Physical Description

Metal cast of a pagoda or temple with a raised floor accessible by a short flight of steps. The building has open sides and concave roof supported by nine pillars and there is a low parapet wall around the sides.

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Height

64 mm

Width

74 mm

Depth

78 mm

Production

Made

Japan 1886

History

Collected (natural history)

Tenison-Woods, Julian Edmund Japan 1886

Notes

This scale model of a traditional Japanese house was collection by Julian Tenison-Woods in 1886.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Scale model of Japanese house 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 14 August 2020, <https://ma.as/196111>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/196111 |title=Scale model of Japanese house |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=14 August 2020 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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