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Box (tebako) with decoration of the Choseiden motif

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Provenance

Formerly belonged to Baron Kawasaki and was sold through the Osaka Bijutsu Gurakubu on October 11, 1928. Acquired by Yamanaka and Company, New York it was then purchased by the Museum in 1931.

Credit Line

Martha Silsbee Fund

Japanese, Kamakura period, 17th century

Dimensions

15.4 x 31.3 x 23.9 cm (6 1/16 x 12 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1

Medium or Technique

Maki-e and lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works