Box with lid

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1615-1868
Medium
Lacquered wood with inlaid mother of pearl and gold paint
Dimensions
H x W x D: 12.3 x 19.9 x 11.4 cm (4 13/16 x 7 13/16 x 4 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.347a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Box with lid

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), inlay, Japan
Provenance

To 1904
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1904 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 10, pg. 22, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum