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Tea Caddy with Design of Turtle

Artist:
In the style of Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Colored lacquer and gold maki-e on wood
Dimensions:
H. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); Diam. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.169a, b
Not on view
Signature: Zeshin (on bottom)
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Mandalas: Emanations and Avatars," June 18, 2009–November 30, 2009.

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