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Merchant's Writing Box

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: mid-18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Paulownia wood, lacquer, mother-of-pearl, gold
Dimensions: H. 5 in. (12.7 cm); W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); L. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Museum Accession
Accession Number: X.651

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