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Writing Box with Gourd

School of Shibata Zeshin
(Japanese, 1807–1891)

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 1886
Culture: Japan
Medium: Black lacquer with gold and silver hiramaki-e, colored lacquer application
Dimensions: H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm); L. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.142a–j

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