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Asian Art

Toilet table and mirror

18th–19th century

Black and gold lacquer; bronze mirror

Chest: 10 5/16 × 10 7/8 × 10 13/16 in. (26.2 × 27.7 × 27.4 cm)
Long box: 2 1/4 × 2 5/8 × 9 1/16 in. (5.7 × 6.6 × 23 cm)
Multi-tiered Round box: 3 15/16 × 2 13/16 in. (10 × 7.2 cm)
Small Round box: 2 3/16 × 2 1/16 in. (5.5 × 5.3 cm)
Small S
Gift of Mrs. Charles J. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse, Ph.B. 1872, and Jared Kirtland Morse, Ph.B. 1908
1950.400
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Mrs. Charles James Morse (Anne Perkins Woodbridge Morse) (1861–1962) Evanston, IL; gifted in 1950 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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