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Chest with Decoration of Gourd Vine

Artist:
Attributed to Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
ca. 1878
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Wood with black and gold lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm); W. 28 3/4 in. (73 cm); D. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.181
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art in Early Japan," 1999–2000.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds, Flowers, and Buddhist Paradise Imagery in Japanese Art," February 14, 2004–June 13, 2004.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Mandalas: Emanations and Avatars," June 18, 2009–November 30, 2009.

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