Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Woodcutter, Attributed to Ogata Kōrin (Japanese, 1658–1716), Black and gold lacquer on wood with gold maki-e and mother-of-pearl inlay, Japan

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Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Woodcutter

Artist:
Attributed to Ogata Kōrin (Japanese, 1658–1716)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Black and gold lacquer on wood with gold maki-e and mother-of-pearl inlay
Dimensions:
(a): H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); W. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm); D. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
(b): H. 8 9/16 in. (21.7 cm); W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Nathan Hammer, 1958
Accession Number:
58.169a, b
Not on view
Nathan V. Hammer , New York (until 1958; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art," May 26, 2012–January 13, 2013.