22 September 2004
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A Four-Tier Lacquer Box (Jubako)
Edo period (18th-19th century)
The rectangular box decorated in two shades of gold hiramaki-e and nashiji against a roiro-nuri ground with an overall design of grape vines, the interiors red lacquer
12¾ x 9½ x 8 7/8in. (32.3 x 24.1 x 22.5cm.)
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Arakawa Hirokazu, ed., Utage to tabi no utsuwa: Bentobako (Bento boxes: Utensils for party or travel) (Tokyo: Shinkosha, 1990), pl. 74.
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