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Writing box (suzuribako)


Hara Yo_yu_sai


early 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G219
Writing box (suzuribako), Hara Yo_yu_sai
Suzuribako (Writing Box): Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Lacquer on wood with gold, lead and mother-of-pearl
Size: 1-1/2 x 9 x 9-5/8 in. (3.8 x 22.9 x 24.4 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: "after Korin, Yoyusai (Kakihan)", inscribed below inkstone
Physical Description: gold lacquer box with inlaid decoration of man on horseback on top of cover and flowers and a footpath on underside of cover; compartmentalized tray for inksone, rectangular water dropper, knife and two brushes with floral inlay
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.70.1a-i
Artist: Yo_yu_sai Hara, 1769-1845
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: 1769-1845
Added to Site: February 28, 2009