Shield with the armorial bearings of Constantijn Ranst

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    Leather shield made in Bengal and lacquered in Japan. Decorated with the armorial bearings of Constantijn Ranst, who was "opperhoofd" for the Dutch East India Company on Deshima in 1668 and again in 1687.

    In: Impey, O. R., and M. Tregear, Oriental Lacquer: Chinese and Japanese Lacquer from the Ashmolean Museum Collections (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1983)

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lacquer

Further reading

Impey, O. R., and M. Tregear, Oriental Lacquer: Chinese and Japanese Lacquer from the Ashmolean Museum Collections (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1983), no. 19 on p. xii, illus. p. 19

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