Lidded box with matching tray

DATE:
1868–1912
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
Wood, lacquer, gold, metallic foil
CLASSIFICATION:
Containers
DIMENSIONS:
Box: 2 1/4 × 5 1/8 × 4 3/8 in. (5.72 × 13.02 × 11.11 cm) Tray: 9 1/2 × 7 3/4 × 2 1/2 in. (24.13 × 19.69 × 6.35 cm)
DEPARTMENT:
Arts of Asia
LOCATION:
Not On View
CREDIT LINE:
Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, The John R. Young Collection, Mrs. John B. O'Hara Fund
COPYRIGHT:
Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art
OBJECT NUMBER:
1995.190.A-C.FA

General Description

The broad landscape scenes on this box and tray are a testament to the skill of lacquer artists during the Meiji period. Using various techniques and colors of gold, they created highly accomplished and detailed designs.