Calligraphy Box and Letter Box with Bush Clover and Pampas Grass Design

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Calligraphy Box and Letter Box with Bush Clover and Pampas Grass Design

circa 1910
Lacquer
Lacquer with sprinkled gold and silver (maki-e), mother-of-pearl inlay, silver
.1a-f) Overall: 1 1/2 x 10 x 8 3/4 in; .1a) Lid: 1 x 10 x 8 3/4 in.; .1b) Base): 1 1/2 x 10 x 8 3/4 in.; .1c) Tray with insert: 9 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 1/4 in.; .1d) Brush tray: 9 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 5/8 in.; .1e) Water dropper: 1 x 2 x 1/2 in.; .1f) Inkstone: 5 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 5/8 in.; .2a-b) Overall: 5 3/4 x 16 x 13 in.; .2a) Lid: 1 3/4 x 16 x 13 in.; .2b) Base): 4 7/8 x 16 x 13 in.
Gift of David C. Bohnett (M.2007.12.1-.2)
Not currently on public view

Exhibition history

  • Japanese Prints: Word/Poem/Picture Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, September 13, 2007 - February 9, 2008