Portable Picnic Set (sagejū) with Chrysanthemums, Foliage Scroll, and Tokugawa Family Crest, Lacquered wood with gold, silver hiramaki-e, gold and silver foil application on nashiji lacquer ground, Japan

菊唐草葵紋蒔絵提重
Portable Picnic Set (sagejū) with Chrysanthemums, Foliage Scroll, and Tokugawa Family Crest

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquered wood with gold, silver hiramaki-e, gold and silver foil application on nashiji lacquer ground
Dimensions:
H. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); D. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.137a–p
Not on view
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881; bequethed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Autumn and Winter," June 22, 2006–September 10, 2006.

The New York Botanical Garden. "Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Chrysanthemum," October 18, 2008–January 11, 2009.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Summer and Autumn in Japanese Art," June 24, 2011–October 23, 2011.