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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.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seasonal Pleasures in Japanese Art, Part II," May 1, 1996–September 8, 1996.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Spring and Summer," December 17, 2005–June 4, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Poetry and Travel in Japanese Art," December 18, 2008–May 31, 2009.

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