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Walter C. Eells Collection

Maxey Catalog Number

WHIT-F-0068

Description

The footed box constructed with an overhanging cover also with an elevated ridge to the top which serves as a foot when lifted off and turned over, the top decorated with a bold design of an upper branch of a flowering prunus tree, with scattered loose blossoms and petals distributed over the remaining surfaces, the design executed in gold hiramaki-e (raised sprinkled metal and pigment) and takamaki-e (heavy relief metal and pigment) against the solid orange ground, the interior surfaces coated in black lacquer. Old catalogue number found inside which reads 11064-76. Accession File states: "Orange lacquer box, rectangular ridge on lid and bottom, blossoming tree in gold on lid, flowers on side." Early to Mid 20th Century.

Type

Physical object

Format

Wood, Lacquer

Number of Artifacts

1

Cultural Affiliation

Japanese

Spatial Coverage

Japan

Broad Date

1900/1965

Donor

Dr. Walter Crosby Eells

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