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Kôdaiji Scroll Box (Fubako) with Lozenge and Crest Design

Unidentified ArtistMomoyama period, late 16th century

Harvard Art Museums

Harvard Art Museums

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  • Title: Kôdaiji Scroll Box (Fubako) with Lozenge and Crest Design
  • Creator: Unidentified Artist
  • Date: Momoyama period, late 16th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w21.8 x h5.7 x d6.1 cm
  • Period: Momoyama period, 1568-1615
  • Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Elaine Ehrenkranz Collection of Japanese Lacquer Boxes; Gift of Elaine Ehrenkranz
  • Creation Place: Japan/East Asia
  • Type: Boxes
  • External Link: Harvard Art Museums
  • Medium: Lacquer on wood with Kôdaiji-style decoration in gold and silver utilizing the hiramaki-e (low-relief sprinkled design), takamaki-e (high-relief sprinkled design), nashiji ("pear-skinned" ground), e-nashiji (pictorial "pear-skinned" ground), and harigaki (linear incising) techniques; [modern] silver fittings

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