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Writing box (suzuribako) with maki-e decoration of a pilgrim boat and distant hills

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Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Suzuribako

Japanese, Meiji period, Second half of 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 22 x 5.2 cm (9 7/16 x 8 11/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5899a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood; lacquer and maki-e decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works