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Writing Box with Portrait of Fujiwara no Ietaka and His Poem about the Tatsuta River

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, and red lacquer on silver ground
Dimensions: H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm); L. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.688

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