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Writing Box with Design of Six Poets under a Cherry Tree and a Pine

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and silver maki-e, colored lacquer, and mother-of-pearl inlay on black lacquer
Dimensions: H. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm); L. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.693

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