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Votive food container
(early 20th century)

lacquer, wood, bamboo
(a-b) 74.2 × 37.5 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of John McCarthy in memory of Edwin and Margot McCarthy through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2012
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Asian Gallery Temporary Exhibtion Gallery
Mezzanine linked to Level 1, NGV International
Physical description
Lacquered votive food container (hsun-ok), with mould decoration (thayo) and turned wood finial and foot. Red and black lacquer.