Writing and Paper Boxes with Pines, Bamboo, a Plum Tree, and Cranes

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Writing and Paper Boxes with Pines, Bamboo, a Plum Tree, and Cranes

lacquer work / Edo

Edo period, 1844 (Tenpō 15)

Lacquer coating with [maki-e] decoration

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This box, lavishly decorated with images of plants and animals suggesting long life and perseverance, was used in rituals held to worship the Chinese philosopher Confucius."

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