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Small Letter Box (Ko-fubako) with Decoration of Clematis Vine

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold maki-e on black lacquer
Dimensions:
L. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); D. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Yukikazu Iwasa, in honor of Shizuko Iwasa, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.275
Not on view
Yukikazu Iwasa , Weston, MA (until 1991; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," November 5, 1991–December 15, 1992.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seasonal Pleasures in Japanese Art (Part One)," October 12, 1995–April 28, 1996.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," 1998.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," August 19, 2000–February 5, 2001.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: A Decade of Collecting Japanese Art," September 29, 2001–March 10, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Written Image: Japanese Calligraphy and Paintings from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection," October 1, 2002–March 2, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tribute to a Dedicated Collector: Mary Griggs Burke," June 30, 2004–November 29, 2004.

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