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Box with figures in a landscape and peony

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Red carved lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm); W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); D. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification:
Netsuke
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1910
Accession Number:
10.211.2081
Not on view
Unlike most netsuke, this red carved lacquer box could have been opened and may have held medicine or seal ink.
[ Adam Clark Vroman , Pasadena, CA, 1910; sold to Sage].; Margaret Olivia Sage , New York (1910; donated to MMA).
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