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Writing Box with Design of Rustic Shelter and Clouds with Moon (cover), the Poet Saigyō Resting (inside)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and silver maki-e on black lacquer
Dimensions: H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); W. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm); L. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number: 38.25.99a–d

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