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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 × 2 × 3 1/8 in. (6 × 5.1 × 7.9 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.45
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Meiji era (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Containers - Lacquer
Provenance: 

Marquand Collection. (Likely the writer John Phillips Marquand (November 10, 1893 – July 16, 1960).; Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.