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Writing Box with Design of Elderly Couple under Pine from the Noh Play Takasago

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold maki-e with colored lacquer on black lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm); D. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.876a–e
Not on view
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.

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