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Food Box with Striped Decoration and Chinese Figures

Period: Momoyama (1573–1615) or Edo (1615–1868) period
Date: late 16th–early 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and silver maki-e on black lacquer, inlaid with mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm); W. 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm); D. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Promised Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving
Accession Number: L.1996.47.86

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