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Priest's Baton

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Native Name:
Niot
Object Number:
19422
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Zen Buddhist
Provenience:
Japan
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
18th Century - 1896
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1896
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Lacquer
Technique:
Lacquered
Description:
Priest's baton, niot. Used by Buddhiat priest of the zen sect. Red lacquered.
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward Starr

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chess and Playing-Cards (18 Sep 1895 - 31 Dec 1895)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Culin, R. S. 1898. Chess and Playing Cards: Catalogue of games and implements for divination exhibited by the Unites States National Museum in connection with the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania at the Cotton States and. : Page/Fig./Plate: 814
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