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Walter C. Eells Collection

Maxey Catalog Number

WHIT-F-0015

Description

Decorated with various floral roundels against a geometric lozenge pattern ground, all rendered in varied tones of gold hiramaki-e (raised sprinkled metal and/or pigment) against a black ground, the box opening to reveal an inner tray fitted for and holding an inkstone and mizusashi (water holder) above a lower storage compartment. Accession File states: "Suzuribako/Ryoshibako combination to contain implements for writing as well as paper. Blackground with gold flowers, orange-tasseled handle. Contains Suzuri (inkstone) and water vessel on tray - paper goes under tray. Chipping of lacquer; sides of box warped. Suzuri chipped as well." 19th Century.

Type

Physical object

Cultural Affiliation

Japanese

Spatial Coverage

Japan

Broad Date

1800/1899

Donor

Dr. Walter Crosby Eells

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