Calligraphy Box with Bush Clover and Pampas Grass

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Calligraphy Box with Bush Clover and Pampas Grass

circa 1910
Lacquer
Lacquer with maki-e (sprinkled gold), mother-of-pearl inlay, silver
a) Lid: 1 × 10 × 8 3/4 in. (2.54 × 25.4 × 22.23 cm); b) Base: 1 1/2 × 10 × 8 3/4 in. (3.81 × 25.4 × 22.23 cm); c) Tray with insert: 9 3/4 × 4 1/4 × 1/4 in. (24.77 × 10.8 × 0.64 cm); d) Brush tray: 9 3/4 × 4 1/4 × 5/8 in. (24.77 × 10.8 × 1.59 cm); e) Water dropper: 1 × 2 × 1/2 in. (2.54 × 5.08 × 1.27 cm) f) Inkstone: 5 1/8 × 2 7/8 × 5/8 in. (13.02 × 7.3 × 1.59 cm) 1 1/2 × 10 × 8 3/4 in. (3.81 × 25.4 × 22.23 cm)
Gift of David C. Bohnett (M.2007.12.1a-f)
Not currently on public view