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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1996.242.52.A-G
Title
Octagonal Tiered Food Box (Jūbako)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Jūbako
Classification
Boxes
Work Type
box
Date
Edo period, 18th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan, Okinawa Prefecture
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/195342
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lacquer on wood with decoration in painted gold and with thin mother-of-pearl inlays; metal fittings
Dimensions
36.2 x 23.2 cm (14 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Elaine Ehrenkranz Collection of Japanese Lacquer Boxes; Gift of Elaine Ehrenkranz
Accession Year
1996
Object Number
1996.242.52.A-G
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Symbol and Substance: The Elaine Ehrenkranz Collection of Japanese Lacquer Boxes, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/29/1998 - 01/03/1999; Bruce Museum, Greenwich, 12/10/2000 - 02/18/2001

32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/09/2016 - 12/01/2016

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