Tiered Box with Design of Bellflower and Autumn Grasses, Black lacquer with powdered gold and silver (maki-e) and mother-of-pearl and pewter inlays, Japan

Tiered Box with Design of Bellflower and Autumn Grasses

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Black lacquer with powdered gold and silver (maki-e) and mother-of-pearl and pewter inlays
Dimensions:
H. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm); W. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm); L. 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George A Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number:
38.25.87a–e
Not on view
Elizabeth Masten Crocker , New York (until d. 1937; donated to MMA)
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. "A Beautiful Country: Yamato-e in Japanese Art," November 20, 2010–June 5, 2011.

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