Painter’s box (E-bako)

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Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Lacquer and mother of pearl
Dimensions
H x W x D: 20.3 x 17.2 x 35.8 cm (8 x 6 3/4 x 14 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.21a-f
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Painter's box (e-bako)

Keywords
chrysanthemum, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alexander G. Mosle

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 11, p. 91.
  • Alexander G. Mosle. The Mosle Collection: Descriptive Catalogue... Leipzig. p. 34.
  • Alexander G. Mosle Henri L. Joly. Japanese Works of Art: Armour, Weapons, Sword-fittings, Lacquer, Pictures, Textiles, Color-prints selected from the Mosle Collection. 2 vols. Leipzig. cat. 1681, pl. CVI.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum