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Miniature Chest

1850–1900

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

2 3/8 x 2 x 3 1/8 in. (6 x 5.1 x 7.9 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.45
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

From the Marquand Collection. (Likely the writer John Phillips Marquand (November 10, 1893 – July 16, 1960).

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