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Box for Inkstone and Writing Implements (suzuri bako)
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Box for Inkstone and Writing Implements (suzuri bako)


Description Provenance Credit
Description Inside the lid, three books are depicted. On one appears the title "Ise Monogotari"(also called the "Tales of Ise")-a classic sequence of 10th-century poems on the theme of separation and longing.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (Edo; Meiji)
Medium
gold lacquer, copper alloy, gilt, stone
(Lacquer & Inlay)
Accession Number
67.65
Measurements
8 7/16 x 9 1/16 in. (21.4 x 23 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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