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aleyma: Lacquer box with Tale of Genji design, made in Japan, c.1800 (via).

Box for Incense with Design of Peonies, Iris, Morning Glories, and Wisteria, 19th century. Kajikawa School. Meiji period (1868–1912), Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Alvin H. Schechter, 1985 (1985.399.31a–g)

Japanese maki-e lacquer box

“L’Oncle Placide”,Jule Girardin,cover,1914

Tiered Box (Jūbako) with Design of Summer and Autumn Fruits by SHIBATA Zeshin (1807-1891), Japan 柴田是真

Suzuribako Writing Box by Yoshida Ikkei, Japan: carved lacquer, silver


Cranes in Japanese kimono fabric

Case (Inrô) with Design of Dragonflies Kôami Nagataka (dates unknown) (Japanese) Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: mid-18th century Culture: Japan Medium: Case: gold and red lacquer on black lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay; Fastener (ojime): ivory carved with design of persimmon; Toggle (netsuke): ivory carved in the shape of a dog.

Box (Sumiaka tebako) with Design of Pine, Bamboo, and Plum

Box with Design of Deer and Bush Clover

Japanese lacquer tray with gold millet design on nashiji sprinkled black lacquer and silver rim.

Tiered Box with Design of Maple and Raft

Inrô with design of thatched hut, 18th–19th century Japanese Lacquer; ojime: pewter; netsuke: ivory

Writing Box with Design of Waterfall and Auspicious Characters

Antique Japanese Lacquer Black Box with Grapes

Incense Box with Design of Landscape in Spring (Side: Fagots with Cords)

4332 Japanese Lacquer document box with shell raised design, c.1900.

A4522_ABlack Lacquer Writing Box Camillias with gold and pewter and mother of pearl. Gold plum design water dropper. Karin-style

Tiered Box (Jūbako) with Design of Boats and Plovers Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891) In the nineteenth century Shibata Zeshin, who exhibited at several world's fairs, was one of the few Japanese artists known in the West. He is noted both for his use of lacquer as a painting medium and for his innovative melding of techniques and unusual materials in lacquers.

Legged Box with Design of Bush Clover along a Stream