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Tebako box with tortoise, crane, and plum blossom design

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Japan, unknown artist, Tebako box with tortoise, crane, and plum blossom design, late 16th century, lacquered wood with maki-e (sprinkled gold and metallic powder) decoration, The John Yeon Collection; Gift of Richard Louis Brown, public domain, 2007.81

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Title

Tebako box with tortoise, crane, and plum blossom design

Artist

Japan, unknown artist (Japanese)

Date

late 16th century

Medium

lacquered wood with maki-e (sprinkled gold and metallic powder) decoration

Dimensions (H x W x D)

7 1/2 in x 12 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Lacquerware

Object Type

box

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The John Yeon Collection; Gift of Richard Louis Brown

Accession Number

2007.81

Copyright

public domain

Terms

boxes

gold

Gruidae

inlay

lacquerware

tortoises

wood

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