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Box

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gourd
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); W. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); D. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.673
Not on view
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