Cosmetic Box with Plum Trees and the Moon, Lacquered wood with "maki-e"

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Cosmetic Box with Plum Trees and the Moon, Lacquered wood with "maki-e"

lacquer work / Muromachi

Muromachi period, 16th century

木製漆塗

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The composition shows a plum tree and the moon. Hidden among it is calligraphy from a classical poem about the fragrance of plum blossoms on a moonlit night.

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