Title

Lacquer Box

Creator

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Source

Walter C. Eells Collection

Maxey Catalog Number

WHIT-F-0050

Description

Decorated with sakura (cherry blossoms) mon (crests or sigils) amidst leafy scrolling tendrils rendered in gold hiramaki-e (raised sprinkled metal and pigment) amidst leafy scrolling tendrils rendered in gold hiramaki-e against a mottled dark brown ground, the interior featuring a similar motif executed in gold fundame (plain metallic lacquer). Accession File states: "Octagonal black lacquer box with lid, gold leaf and flower design on outside, same design on inside in gold dust. Some slight chips on corners, cover beginning to crack at corners." 19th Century.

Type

Physical object

Format

Wood, Lacquer, gold

Number of Artifacts

1

Cultural Affiliation

Japanese

Spatial Coverage

Japan

Broad Date

1800/1899

Donor

Dr. Walter Crosby Eells

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