- Japanese artist
- Lectern, 1580-1620
- Wood, lacquer
- H: 35.00 cm, W: 31.00 cm (H: 13.8 in, W: 12.2 in)
- Museum purchase, 1989
Namban lectern decorated in aogai and gold hira maki-e, mother of pearl and "picture nashiji" on a black lacquer base. There is a central sunburst halo containing the monogram of the society of Jesus, "IHS," surmounted by a cross and surrounded by floral patterns.
- Spiritual beliefs and Earthly Goods: Jesuits and the Exchange between Portugal and Japan in the Age of Exploration, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.; February 16, 2013 through June 02, 2013
- Worlds Revealed: The Dawn of Japanese and American Exchange, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; November 17, 2000 through March 18, 2001