Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Small Letter Box (Ko-fubako) with Decoration of Clematis Vine

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold maki-e on black lacquer
Dimensions:
L. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); D. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Yukikazu Iwasa, in honor of Shizuko Iwasa, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.275
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," November 5, 1991–December 15, 1992.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seasonal Pleasures in Japanese Art (Part One)," October 12, 1995–April 28, 1996.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," 1998.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," August 19, 2000–February 5, 2001.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: A Decade of Collecting Japanese Art," September 29, 2001–March 10, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Written Image: Japanese Calligraphy and Paintings from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection," October 1, 2002–March 2, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tribute to a Dedicated Collector: Mary Griggs Burke," June 30, 2004–November 29, 2004.

Related Objects

Sutra Box (Kyōbako) with Lotus Pond

Date: early 17th century Medium: Lacquered wood with gold togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, and e-nashiji (“pear-skin picture”) Accession: 2015.300.292a–c On view in:Not on view

Wine Ewer with Design of Chrysanthemums and Paulownia Crests in Alternating Fields

Date: ca. 1596 Medium: Lacquered wood with sprinkled gold (makie) decoration in Kōdaiji style Accession: 1980.6 On view in:Not on view

Incense Box (Kogo) with Pines and Plovers

Date: early 14th century Medium: Lacquered wood with gold togidashimaki-e on nashiji (“pear-skin” ground) Accession: 2015.300.280a, b On view in:Not on view

Stacked Food Box (Jūbako) with Taro Plants and Chrysanthemums

Artist: Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891) Date: mid-19th century Medium: Lacquered wood, gold and silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, and colored togidashimaki-e Accession: 2015.300.289a–g On view in:Not on view

Stand with Autumn Grasses and Flowers

Date: first half of the 17th century Medium: Lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e and e-nashiji (“pear-skin picture”) Accession: 2015.300.291 On view in:Not on view