Box with lid, with inscription on base dated 1755, containing set of ten plates (F1993.19.1-.10)

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1740-1750
Medium
Cedar (hinoki) wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 18.1 x 24.9 x 24.9 cm (7 1/8 x 9 13/16 x 9 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of anonymous friends of Harold P. Stern
Accession Number
F1993.19.11a-g
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Box

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), inscription, Japan, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1950s – 1993
Private collection, purchased in Japan in the 1950s. [1]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of a private collector. [2]

Notes:

[1] According to the donor, object was purchased in Japan in the 1950s.

[2] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Province Henry

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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