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蔦蒔絵竹細工箱
Basketwork Box with Ivy

Period:
Edo (1615–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
mid-19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Bamboo, and lacquer, with gold and silver hiramaki-e with red lacquer accents
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); L. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.637
Not on view
Edward C. Moore , New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Autumn and Winter," June 22, 2006–September 10, 2006.

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