Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Box for Sheets of Paper with Design of Royal Cart and Aoi Water Plant

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold maki-e encrusted with mother-of-pearl on lacquered wood
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); W. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm); D. 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.882a, b
Not on view
Benjamin Altman , New York (until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Spring and Summer," December 17, 2005–June 4, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Beautiful Country: Yamato-e in Japanese Art," November 20, 2010–June 5, 2011.

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