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Writing Box with Design of the Sumiyoshi Shrine

Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e on black lacquer
Dimensions:
Case ab: H. 10 in. (25.4 cm); W. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); D. 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm) Box ef: H. 11 13/16 in. (30 cm); W. 10 13/16 in. (27.5 cm); D. 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harleigh G. Wathen, 1968
Accession Number:
68.4.5a–f
Not on view
Signature: Hōka (under suzuri)
On box cover, not translated.
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