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Tiered Box with Design of Autumn Grasses

Meiji period (1868–1912)
late 19th century
Gold and silver maki-e on black lacquer
Gr. H. 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm); L. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Hope Skillman Schary, 1981
Accession Number:
Not on view
Hope Skillman Schary , New York (until d. 1981; bequeathed 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 Sensitivity to the Seasons: Summer and Autumn in Japanese Art," June 24, 2011–October 23, 2011.

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