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Writing Box (Suzuri-bako) with Episodes from The Ise Stories (Ise monogatari)

Nakayama Komin
(Japanese, 1808–1870)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold maki-e with inlaid silver on lacquer
Dimensions: H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); D. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.879a–n

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