Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cosmetic box
  • Japan
  • cosmetic box, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ivory
  • Object Height/Width: 3.5 x 4.2 cm
    Object Height/Width: 1 3/8 x 1 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0574.a,b

Square shaped cosmetic box, with design of leaves, shells, in gold and faded red; red and white ground, red leaves and gold grasses.