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Medium:
Lacquered wood with inlaid mother of pearl and gold paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.3 x 19.9 x 11.4 cm (4 13/16 x 7 13/16 x 4 1/2 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1615-1868
Period:
Edo period
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance:
To 1904
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1904 [1]
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1904 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 10, pg. 22, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.347a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
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