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Nanban Chest with a Single Drawer

Period: Momoyama period (1573–1615)
Date: late 16th–early 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e, mother-of-pearl inlay; gilt copper fittings
Dimensions: H. 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm); W. 13 3/16 in. (33.5 cm); L. 19 7/16 in. (49.4 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Purchase, Barbara and William Karatz Gift, 2008
Accession Number: 2008.182a, b

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