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Transom panels (ramma) from the Phoenix Pavilion (Hōōden)

Rectangular carving, exceedingly detailed, of two colorful phoenixes with trailing tailfeathers and spread wings amid blossoms and wooden branches.
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  • Rectangular carving, exceedingly detailed, of two colorful phoenixes with trailing tailfeathers and spread wings amid blossoms and wooden branches.

Date:

1893

Artist:

Takamura Kо̄un
Japanese, 1852-1934

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 108

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Takamura Kо̄un

Title

Transom panels (ramma) from the Phoenix Pavilion (Hōōden)

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1888–1898

Medium

Wood with polychromy; panel

Dimensions

Approx.: 120 × 280 × 20 cm (47 1/4 × 110 1/4 × 7 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the University of Illinois at Chicago Conservation made possible by an anonymous donor, Roger L. Weston, Richard and Heather Black, Patricia Welch Bro, Mary S. Lawton, John K. Notz, Jr., Richard and Janet Horwood, Charles Haffner III, Mrs. Marilynn B. Alsdorf, and Walter and Karen Alexander.

Reference Number

2009.632

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