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Writing box with lid, lacquered palmwood decorated with equisetum (J: tokusa) and miniature landscapes, containing internal tray with inkstone, ink-stick, silver water dropper, and two writing brushes: Japan, 18th-19th century
Japan, East Asia
1700 - 1876
Palmwood, Lacquer, Brass, Textile, Gilt, Paint, Silver
Purchaser: Thomas Archer
Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia (1876 - 1876)