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PROPERTY FROM THE DRS. EDMUND J. AND JULIE LEWIS COLLECTION

A SUZURIBAKO [WRITING BOX] EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY SIGNED ZESHIN
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PROPERTY FROM THE DRS. EDMUND J. AND JULIE LEWIS COLLECTION

A SUZURIBAKO [WRITING BOX] EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY SIGNED ZESHIN
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Details & Cataloguing

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A SUZURIBAKO [WRITING BOX] EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY SIGNED ZESHIN
the paulownia wood box with rounded corners and flush fitting cover, decorated in gold, hiramaki-e and ishime, with morning glory vine, with withered leaves tied to a bamboo stalk, seeds scattered to the ground, on the left hand side the footprint of a bird, further footprints on the underside of the cover, the water dropper in the form of two lotus leaves the slate suzuri with fundame rim
20.9 cm, 8 1/4  in.
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Literature

Stephen Little and Edmund J. Lewis View of the Pinnacle, Japanese Lacquer writing boxes (Hawaii, 2011) no.69 pp.170-171

Fine Japanese Art

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