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Quiver

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Wood, lacquer, bamboo, cane
Dimensions:
L. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Archery Equipment-Arrows & Quivers
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.2568a–d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 377
A quiver fitted with a special drawer to hold an ink-stone for writing is unusual. The lacquer decoration includes the hollyhock badge of the Tokugawa family.
George Cameron Stone, New York (by 1934–d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Portland, Maine, 1934.



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