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Box

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    1825-1860 (made)

  • Museum number:

    876-1869

  • Gallery location:

    British Galleries, Room 125, Edwin and Susan Davies Gallery, case 3 []

Physical description

Wood with gold and black hiramaki-e, and takamaki-e lacquer decoration

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

1825-1860 (made)

Descriptive line

Box with lid in the form of two shells, with gold and black hiramaki-e, and takamaki-e lacquer decoration showing landscape.

Labels and date

British Galleries:
JAPANESE OBJECTS FROM THE PARIS EXHIBITION OF 1867

The display organised by the Japanese at the Paris Exhibition of 1867 was a great success. Crowds flocked to see it. These are some of the many items acquired by the Museum. They are typical of the kind of objects made in Japan to meet the growing European demand. []

Categories

Furniture

Collection

East Asia Collection

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