Lacquer writing box (suzuribako) with a design of chrysanthemums, in the style of Honami Kōetsu

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  • Title

    Lacquer writing box (suzuribako) with a design of chrysanthemums, in the style of Honami Kōetsu

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    17th century (1601 - 1700)
  • Material and technique

    wood, with black lacquer, pewter and gold hiramaki-e, nashiji and silver (box), pewter rimmed inkstone, and pewter water-dropper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    box (overall) 4.3 x 24.7 x 22.4 cm (height x width x depth)
    box (lid) 2.3 x 24.7 x 22.4 cm (height x width x depth)
    box (bottom) 3.6 x 23.6 x 21.4 cm (height x width x depth)
    tray (1) 2 x 22.5 x 9.6 cm (height x width x depth)
    tray (2) 1.7 x 22.5 x 10.5 cm (height x width x depth)
    water-dropper 1.6 x 5.7 x 3.8 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    6

  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the Story Fund, 2010.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA2010.263

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Glossary of terms

hiramaki-e

lacquer

nashiji

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