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Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Woodcutter

Attributed to Ogata Kōrin
(Japanese, 1658–1716)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Black and gold lacquer on wood with gold maki-e and mother-of-pearl inlay
Dimensions: (a): H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); W. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm); D. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm) (b): H. 8 9/16 in. (21.7 cm); W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Gift of Nathan Hammer, 1958
Accession Number: 58.169a, b

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