Artist Ryukyuan, Japanese
Title
  • Lid for Box for Writing Implements
Date 17th Century
Medium Lacquer, wood, mother-of-pearl, gold
Dimensions box and cover: 2 3/8 x 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (6.0 x 21.6 x 26.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Collins Holding Company, Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Endicott and an anonymous donor
Accession Number 81.683.B
Department Asian Art
Not On View
Okura sale, Christie's Tokyo, 15 Feb 1981, lot 435
ORIENTAL LACQUER WORKS, Tokyo: Tokyo National Museum, 1977, fig 361.

COMMEMORATIVE CATALOGUE OF ORIENTAL LACQUER ARTS, Tokyo: Tokyo National Museum, 1977, fig 199.

Hirokazu, A., KOBIJUTSU 56, 1979, fig 8.

CHRISTIE'S AUCTION CATALOGUE, Feb 1981, Tokyo, lot 435.

DIA BULLETIN, vol 59, nos 2/3, 1981, pp 57-65, p 63 (ill).

Herbert, John (ed.), CHRISTIES REVIEW OF THE SEASON 1981, London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1981, p 389 (ill).

Mitchell, S.W., "The Asian Collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts", ORIENTATIONS, vol 13, no 5, May 1982, pp 14-36, fig 20.

Mitchell, S., "A portfolio of East Asian lacquers," APOLLO, vol 124, no 298, Dec., 1986, p 78, (ill).