Object photography

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On View Charles Goddard Weld Hall, level 3

Object description

  • Japanese artist
  • Demilune table, about 1799
  • Wood, lacquer, gold, shell
  • Japan
  • dia.: 91.50 cm, H: 71.00 cm (dia.: 36.0 in, H: 28.0 in)
  • Gift of Mr. William Crowninshield Waters, Esq., 1936
  • E62277


Demi-lune table of lacquered wood with mother-of-pearl inlay. This table was brought back to Salem on the Ship Franklin by Captain James Devereux.

Exhibition History

  • Japanese Art Gallery, Peabody Essex Museum; January 06, 2003 through Present
  • Worlds Revealed: The Dawn of Japanese and American Exchange, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; November 17, 2000 through March 18, 2001