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Letter box with amulets and charms

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: late 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold, silver, red, black togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application on black and gold ground
Dimensions: 3 x 10 9/16 x 4 1/8 in. (7.6 x 26.8 x 10.5 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.834a, b

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