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Writing Box with Design of Ox-Herding Boy Playing Flute

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e with colored lacquer on red lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); W. 7 1/ 2 in. (19.1 cm); L. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number:
38.25.106a–d
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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