Writing desk

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Historical period(s)
Muromachi or Momoyama period, 16th century
Medium
Lacquer and gold on wood, gilt copper ornaments (maki-e, nashiji)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.2 x 35.5 x 55.2 cm (4 x 14 x 21 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1978.7a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Furniture and Furnishing, Lacquer
Type

Writing desk

Keywords
engraving, gilding, Japan, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), punching, riveting, writing, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mayuyama & Co., Ltd.

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 17, p.17.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum