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Clothing tray (midarebako) with decoration of shells, autumn grasses and crests

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA in 1998 from Takashi Yanagi, Kyoto, Japan. Export license approved by the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs.

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund

Japanese, Momoyama period, end of the 16th century

Dimensions

56.6 x 53.3 x 7.7 cm (22 5/16 x 21 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1998.58

Medium or Technique

Kodai-ji ware. Wood; lacquer with gold, silver maki-e decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works