Sutra chest, Mochizuki Hanzan (Japanese, 1743–?1790), Colored lacquer, gold, and ceramic on natural wood, Japan

Sutra chest

Artist:
Mochizuki Hanzan (Japanese, 1743–?1790)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Colored lacquer, gold, and ceramic on natural wood
Dimensions:
H. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); L. 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm); W. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.145a, b
Not on view
Signature: Hanzan (pottery seal)
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
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New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Great Waves: Chinese Themes in the Arts of Korea and Japan II," March 22, 2003–September 21, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds, Flowers, and Buddhist Paradise Imagery in Japanese Art," February 14, 2004–June 13, 2004.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Autumn and Winter," June 22, 2006–September 10, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human Figure in Japanese Art," 2007–2008.

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