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Quiver with Six Arrows

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Wood, lacquer, bamboo, cane, steel
Dimensions:
L. of quiver 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm); W. of quiver 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Archery Equipment-Arrows & Quivers
Credit Line:
quiver: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935; arrows: Gift of Dr. George M. Lefferts, 1910
Accession Number:
36.25.2568a–d; 10.187.56c, f, h, m, n, q
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 (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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