Decorated sagemono

Made:
1840-1910 in Japan

Ovoid wooden box with closing-fitting lid, sagemono, with onlaid copper bits, pottery fan, and semi-circle of mother-of-pearl, Japanese, 1840-1910

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A68140
Materials:
complete, copper, ivory, mother-of-pearl, pottery, silk, wood
type:
sagemono, smokiana (containers) sagemono, smokiana (containers)
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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