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F1991.9a-h

Inkstone box, with scene from The Tale of Genji, Chapter 10

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1991.9a-h
<p>This lacquer box depicts in gold and silver maki-e a solitary noble person&#8217;s carriage in a deserted autumn field. The interior of the lid and base continue the theme of solitude associated with autumn, with a scene of pine trees along a shoreline with a silver crescent moon above. The box contains an inkstone and &#8230;</p>