Yakuro (medicine chest) of ro-iro (polished black) lacquer, with six drawers

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1615-1868
Medium
Lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D: 33.8 x 19.3 x 32.8 cm (13 5/16 x 7 5/8 x 12 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.26a-i
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Medicine chest (yakuro)

Keywords
chrysanthemum, Edo period (1615 - 1868), inscription, Japan, lettering, medicine, plum blossom, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alexander G. Mosle

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 15, p. 32.
  • Alexander G. Mosle. The Mosle Collection: Descriptive Catalogue... Leipzig. cat. 1702, p. 42.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum