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Gold from East Asia

Metalwork, Gold, East Asia

Works of Art (28)

Daimyô wedding set with pine, bamboo, and cherry blossom decoration, Edo period, 19th century, Japan, Sprinkled gold, lacquer (10.7.1–.31)
Forearm guard for the left arm, possibly 15th–16th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, shellac, gold, and pigments (2005.301.2)
Inrô with design of sea foam, 19th century, Shibata Zeshin (Japanese), after a design by Ogata Kôrin (Japanese), Gold lacquer, pewter inlay (36.100.249)
Inrô with design of silk spool in the Milky Way (the Tanabata Story of the Weaver and Herder), 19th century, Kyûkoku (Japanese), Mother-of-pearl, gold (14.40.878a,b)
Inrô with design of thatched hut, 18th–19th century, Japanese, Lacquer (29.100.841)
Investiture of a Daoist Deity, colophons dated 1641, China, Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (38.31.1)
Koto with Case, early 17th century; fabric koto wrap, 18th and 19th century, Goto Teijo, Ninth Generation Goto Master (Japanese), Japan, Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlay, gold and silver inlays, metalwork (2007.194a–f)
Letter box with pine, bamboo, cherry blossom, and family crests, Edo period (1615–1868), 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on nashiji ground (part of a wedding set) (10.7.22)
A Long Tale for an Autumn Night (Aki no yonaga monogatari), Nanbokucho period, late 14th century, Japan, Scroll two from a set of three handscrolls; ink, color, and gold on paper (2002.459.1–3), A Long Tale for an Autumn Night (Aki no yonaga monogatari), Nanbokucho period, late 14th century, Japan, Ink and color on paper (2005.312)
Netsuke: Crab on a decaying lotus leaf, 19th century, Japanese, Ivory, copper alloy, gold (91.1.940)
Noh costume (nuihaku) with scattered crests, Edo period, late 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Silk embroidery and gold leaf on silk satin (29.100.541)
Noh costume (surihaku) with Chinese bellflowers, Edo period, 18th century, Japan, Gold and silver leaf on silk satin (32.30.5)
Noh costume (surihaku) with water, water plants, and leaves, Edo period, 19th century, Japan, Gold leaf on plain-weave silk (58.97.1)
Pair of earrings, Three Kingdoms period, Kaya Federation, late 4th–early 5th century, Korea, Gold (43.49.1,2)
Pair of earrings, Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom or Gaya Federation, 6th century, Korea, Gold (43.49.5,6)
Pair of earrings, Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom, early 5th century, Korea, Gold (43.49.13,14)
Poem-card box with young pines and nandina flower, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, and red lacquer on black lacquer ground (81.1.152a,b)
Pommel Plate from a Saddle, 13th–15th century, Western Asia or Tibet, Iron, gold, and silver (2010.336)
Portable writing cabinet with Tokugawa family crests, chrysanthemums, and foliage scrolls, Edo period (1615–1868), late 17th century
Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, and gold foil application on nashiji ground (81.1.133a–h)
Set of five writing boxes with Japanese globeflowers, plum blossoms, and interlaced roundels, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e and applied gold foil on nashiji ground (81.1.136a–z)
Seven Gods of Good Fortune and Chinese Children, Edo period, 17th–18th century, Kano Chikanobu (Japanese), Six-panel folding screen; ink and color on paper; reverse side: ink, color, and gold on paper (29.100.498)
Short sword (duan jian), ca. 4th–1st century B.C., Eastern Central Asia, Steel, bronze, and gold (1998.418)
Sword guard (tsuba), 19th century; Edo period, Ishiguro Masayoshi (Japanese), Japanese, Shakudo, gold, shibuichi, copper (36.120.79)
Tagasode ("Whose Sleeves?"), first half of the 17th century, Momoyama period (1573–1615) or Edo period (1615–1868), Japan, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, gold, and silver on gilded paper (62.36.2–3)
Tobacco pouch and pipe, 18th century, Japanese, Embossed leather, silver foil, color, gold, freshwater pearl, metal (14.40.843a,b)
Whose Sleeves? (Tagasode), Momoyama period, late 16th century, Japan, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (29.100.493–4)
Writing Box with Warbler in Plum Tree
Edo period (1615–1868), 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e on nashiji ground (29.100.695a–e)
Writing Box with Waterfall and Characters, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, and gold inlay on nashiji ground (81.1.173)