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Shell game containers (kaioke) with decoration of paulowina trees, phoenixes, and shells

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Accession Number

21.69a-c

Medium or Technique

Gold and silver takamaki-e designs on sprinkled on gold lacquer ground

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works