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Box with Peonies
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Box with Peonies

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Cleaned to reduce silver tarnish in preparation for exhibition.

Date Description Narrative
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions hitachi kuni suito fu hagiya katsuhirahitachi kuni suito fu suzuki katsuhiro; [Translation] Hagiya Katsuhira, town Suito, Hitachi province/ Suzuki Katsuhiro, town of Suito, Hitachi province. Cover and front face have gold plaques with the inscriptions,
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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1827-1886 (late Edo; Meiji)
copper, silver alloy, copper alloy, brass, gold
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Closed H: 3 11/16 × W: 10 3/8 × D: 6 1/4 in. (9.3 × 26.3 × 15.9 cm); Open H: 8 7/16 × W: 10 3/8 × D: 7 5/16 in. (21.5 × 26.3 × 18.5 cm)


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