Vase (one of a pair)

Gonda Hirosuke I, Japanese, 1865 - 1937


late 19th century-early 20th century

Cloisonné enamel

Overall: 9 3/4 × 3 1/8 × 3 1/8 in. (24.7 × 7.9 × 7.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur N. Nichols, Class of 1945



Place Made: Japan, East Asia, Asia


19th century

Object Name


Research Area

Decorative Arts


Not on view


Given to Ernest Fox Nichols (1869-1924), President of Dartmouth College (1909-1916) by the Mitsui family, in gratitude for his care of Takanage Mitsui (1892-1962), Class of 1915, during a medical emergency; by descent in the Nichols family; to his nephew, Arthur Clough Nichols (1895-1965), Class of 1915; to his son, Arthur N. Nichols, Class of 1945, Santa Rosa, California; given to present collection, 2017.

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