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Box

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Artist Unknown (Japan)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G219
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Lacquer with sprinkled gold designs and mother-of-pearl inlay
Size: 1 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (4.45 x 6.03 x 8.89 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Physical Description: Oblong box with scalloped edges. Flowers, insects on top and sea animals inside in relief, and incrusted pearl. Signed on bottom.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Miss Lily Place
Accession Number: 31.50.224a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009