Tiered Box (Jūbako) with Design of Summer and Autumn Fruits

Shibata Zeshin
(Japanese, 1807–1891)

Period: Edo (1615–1868)–Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: ca. 1860–90
Culture: Japan
Medium: Powdered gold and silver (maki-e) and colored lacquer on brown lacquer
Dimensions: H. 16 1/8 in. (41 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); D. 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift and Parnassus Foundation/Jane and Raphael Bernstein Gift, 2010
Accession Number: 2010.143a–g

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