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Lacquer Box (Japan), 19th century

This is a Lacquer box. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is lacquered wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Object ID #18383413
  • carved, joined, and lacquered wood, eggshell, mother-of-pearl, gold leaf,....
  • Gift of Mrs. Solomon R. Guggenheim.
  • 1950-104-3

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Vanity Case, Cloud, ca. 1925
  • gold, lacquer, platinum, diamonds, seed pearls, writing tablet and clip,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.16

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a/e): 8.7 x 5.6 x 2.4 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 15/16 in.)

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Lacquer Box (Japan), 19th century; lacquered wood; H x W x D (a/e): 8.7 x 5.6 x 2.4 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 15/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-164-35

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