Box for Hair Ornaments (motoyui-bako) with Pine, Bamboo, Plum, and Tokugawa Family Crest on Wood-Grain Ground

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)

Date: early 18th century

Culture: Japan

Medium: Lacquered wood with gold, silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, gold and silver foil application, gold and silver inlay on wood-grain lacquer ground

Dimensions: H. 9 in. (22.9 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); L. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)

Classification: Lacquer

Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929

Accession Number: 29.100.676a, b