Small Box (Kobako) with Landscapes
On View In:
Gallery 219
Artist:   Artist Unknown  
Title:   Small Box (Kobako) with Landscapes  
Date:   Edo period  
Medium:   Lacquer with sprinkled gold design  
Dimensions:   1 7/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (4.76 x 10.8 x 11.43 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of Alfred F. Pillsbury  
Location:   Gallery 219  

Object Description  
Classification:   Lacquerware  
Physical Description:   Double box with tray inside. Fine black and gold lacquer. sides and top decorated with flowers and a river flowing between hills. Top of tray represents a landscpae, temples, mountains, etc. Bottom and inside of box of bronze lacquer.  
Creation Place:   Asia, Japan, , ,  
Accession #:   31.51.28a-c  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts