Title

Lacquer Box

Creator

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Source

Walter C. Eells Collection

Maxey Catalog Number

WHIT-F-0027

Description

Red, rectangular, lacquer box with a fancy lid. The corners are rounded. The interior is black. The curved lid has three gold and black herons flying among gold clouds which extend on to the sides. The long sides have fancy triangular cut-outs on the bottom edge. The box is red with no decoration with a black bottom. The paint is chipping at the bottom. Accession File states: "Same as 11064- 63 Walter C. Eells." Accession File states: "11064- 63 Small red lacquer box w/cover, curved top, 3 herons and clouds in gold and black on lid. 1 5/16" x 2 5/8" x 1 7/8" Black lacquer bottom, interior. Conditions fair - one shows cracks and chips at corners of lid (63); both show cracks where bottom meets side." Artifact Note states: "RED LACQUERED BOX DECORATED WITH GOLD HERONS".

Type

Physical object

Format

Wood, Lacquer, Gold

Number of Artifacts

1

Cultural Affiliation

Japanese

Spatial Coverage

Japan

Donor

Dr. Walter Crosby Eells

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