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Writing Box

Artist:
Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuō) (Japanese, 1663–1747)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
17th–18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer with design in pottery and pewter
Dimensions:
H. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm); W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); L. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.702
Not on view
Signature: Seal (pottery): Kwan (one of Rutsuō's seals), white on green, on cover
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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