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鳥かご蒔絵硯箱
Writing Box with Birdcage

Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Black lacquer and gyōbu nashiji ground with gold and silver takamaki-e and hiramaki-e, and mother-of-pearl inlay
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); W. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm); L. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number:
38.25.100a–e
Not on view
Elizabeth Masten Crocker , New York (until d. 1937; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Written Image: Japanese Calligraphy and Paintings from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection," October 1, 2002–March 2, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds in the Art of Japan," February 2, 2013–July 28, 2013.

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