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Box for Incense Set with Design of Plum and Bamboo

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold maki-e on black lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); W. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); D. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.144a–c
Not on view
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881; bequethed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Textiles," 1991.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," 1999.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Spring and Summer," December 17, 2005–June 4, 2006.

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