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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1996.242.14.A-C
Title
Kōdaiji Comb Box (Kushibako) with Flowering Clematis Design
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Kōdaiji Kushibako
Classification
Boxes
Work Type
box
Date
Early Edo period, first half of 17th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/199933
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lacquer on wood with Kōdaiji-style decoration in gold utilizing the hiramaki-e (low-relief sprinkled design) and e-nashiji ("pear-skinned" ground) techniques; gilt-copper fittings
Dimensions
13.7 x 17.2 x 14.6 cm (5 3/8 x 6 3/4 x 5 3/4 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
1996.242.14.A-C
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

A Decade of Collecting: Asian Acquisitions 1990-1999, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2000 - 11/05/2000

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