Set of Five Writing Boxes with Japanese Globeflowers, Plum Blossoms, and Interlaced Roundels

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e and applied gold foil on nashiji ground
Dimensions: H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); D. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number: 81.1.136a–z

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