Tiered Box (Jūbako) with Design of Boats and Plovers

Artist: Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: second half of the 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold maki-e on black and brown lacquer, with mother-of-pearl inlay and pewter
Dimensions: L. 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm); W. 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm); H. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Lent by Florence and Herbert Irving
Accession Number: L.1998.72.4a–g

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