Tea Caddy with Design of Turtle

Artist: In the style of Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Colored lacquer and gold maki-e on wood
Dimensions: H. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); Diam. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.169a, b

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: