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lacquer box, porcelain candlestick holder
  • Ryūryūkyo Shinsai
    1764–1820
    active: Japan
  • lacquer box, porcelain candlestick holder, circa mid 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1401
Description
Literature

Objects with calligraphy. There is a red lacquer box with black flowers in the bottom right corner with a white and brown bottle (porcelain candlestick holder) on top. There are pieces of paper and two white boxes in front of the box. Poems by Shūchōdō Monyana, Midori no Yanako, and Takara.