Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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keshobako (vanity box)
  • Japan
  • keshobako (vanity box), 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • lacquer, ivory
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0612.a,b
Label Text

Round box, heavy gold leaf tree. Painted gold lacquer on ivory. Keshobako (vanity box) with cherry blossoms design.