Fubako (letter box)

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th or 19th century
Medium
Lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.5 x 9.6 x 25 cm (2 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 9 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.23a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Letter box (fubako)

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

Alexander G. Mosle

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 12, p. 26.
  • Alexander G. Mosle. The Mosle Collection: Descriptive Catalogue... Leipzig. cat. 1690, p. 37.
  • 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. 1690, pl. CVII.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum