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Writing box (suzuribako) with stork and moon decoration in mother-of-pearl and lead inlay

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Japanese, Meiji period, Second half of 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Stork and moonlight design in lead and mother of pearl inlay; black lacquer background.




Lacquer works