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Writing box (suzuribako) with quail maki-e decoration

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Provenance

Purchased at American Art Association Auction of the Collection of Thomas F. Waggaman-January 26, 1905

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, first half of 19th century

Dimensions

4.7x22.8x24.3 cm

Accession Number

05.18a-g

Medium or Technique

Maki-e and lacquer. Takamakie; silver foil applied; slight hirame ground.

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works