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Box

Box

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Komai (designed and made)

  • Museum number:

    M.71:1-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This box with cover is made of iron and richly overlaid with gold, representing, on the cover, a view of the Kiyomizu Temple at Kyoto. The rims and linings are of gilt brass, the latter being engraved with bird and flower pieces. The borders are of vine foliage, key and other conventional patterns.

Physical description

Iron box with cover made by Komai.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Komai (designed and made)

Marks and inscriptions

'Komai'
Signed (seal rebus)

Dimensions

Length: 6.1 cm, Width: 4.8 cm, Height: 2.2 cm

Materials

Iron; Gold; Brass

Subjects depicted

Temples

Collection

East Asia Collection

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