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Writing Box with Design of Bird in Flight and a Stream

Artist:
Tatsuke Takanori (1757–1833)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e with colored lacquer on black lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); D. 9 1/2 in. (24.2 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.885a–e
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Flowing Streams: Scenes from Japanese Arts and Life," December 21, 2006–June 3, 2007.

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