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Miniature Chest

1850 - 1900

Used for Byobu Exhibition Tombstone:
Lacquer on wood with hira maki-e, taka maki-e, metal fittings, and inlay of mother-of-pearl, coral, green jade, agate, and ivory

Lacquer, hira maki-e, taka maki-e, and inlay of mother-of-pearl, coral, green jade, agate and ivory with metal fittings

Object: 6 x 5.1 x 7.9cm (2 3/8 x 2 x 3 1/8in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.45
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
early Meiji era (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Status: 
Not on view
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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