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Writing Box, known as Hana-no-Shirakawa

  • Japan Muromachi period, 15th century
  • Makie lacquer on wood
  • h: 4.9cm d: 22.5cm w: 20.1cm
  • [50001]

This is a famous example of Muromachi period lacquer ware. Nezu Kaichirō paid a high price for this work at auction and thus attracted attention as a collector. The box is decorated with an image of an aristocratic man.

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