Comb box (kushibako)

Historical period(s)
Muromachi period, late 15th-16th century
Medium
Lacquer and gold on wood with pewter rims, gilt bronze fittings, and fabric cords (maki-e, nashiji, hiramaki-e)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9.3 x 12.4 x 16 cm (3 11/16 x 4 7/8 x 6 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1981.14a-f
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Comb box

Keywords
crane, Daoism, Japan, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), pine tree, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Yanagi Shigehiko

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

Copyright with museum