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Writing Box with Design of Maple Leaves and Bugaku Hat from the Tale of Genji

Style of Ogawa Haritsu
(Japanese, 1663–1747)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and glazed pottery on colored lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); L 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.141a–e

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