Artist Japanese
  • Cosmetic Box with Designs of Silk Incense Wrappers
Date 16th century
Medium Black and gold lacquer on leather and wood with silk cords and metal fittings
Dimensions Overall: 4 3/4 × 11 × 8 5/8 inches (12.1 × 27.9 × 21.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford II Fund and General Membership Fund; gifts from Mr. and Mrs. William A. Fisher, and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb by exchange
Accession Number 1984.19
Department Asian Art
Not On View
Klaus F. Naumann;
1984-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Japanse Design. Shikosha (forthcoming).

Mitchell, S. "A portfolio of East Asian lacquers," APOLLO, vol. 124, no. 298. December 1986, p. 75-76 (ill.).