Lacquered trays for use with daisu and kaiseki meal

Historical period(s)
Late 20th-early 21st century
Lacquer, mother of pearl
H x Diam (1a. lacquer, mother of pearl tray): 4 × 33.2 cm (1 9/16 × 13 1/16 in) H x Diam (2a. shiny black lacquered tray): 4 × 30 cm (1 9/16 × 11 13/16 in) H x Diam (3a. black lacquered wood-grained tray): 4 × 29.5 cm (1 9/16 × 11 5/8 in)
Credit Line
The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Container, Lacquer


Japan, tea ceremony, The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection

To 1985
Masudaya, Akasaka, Tokyo [1]

From 1985 to 2019
Gregory Kinsey, Lynn Haven, FL, purchased from Masudaya on June 3, 1985 [2]

From 2019
Freer Study Collection, gift of Gregory Kinsey, Lynn Haven, FL [3]


[1] See purchase receipt, object file, Collections Management.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Gregory Kinsey

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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