Kôdaiji Scroll Box (Fubako) With Lozenge And Crest Design
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1996.242.12.A-B
Title
Kôdaiji Scroll Box (Fubako) with Lozenge and Crest Design
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Kôdaiji Fubako
Classification
Boxes
Work Type
box
Date
Momoyama period, late 16th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Momoyama period, 1568-1615
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lacquer on wood with Kôdaiji-style decoration in gold and silver utilizing the hiramaki-e (low-relief sprinkled design), takamaki-e (high-relief sprinkled design), nashiji ("pear-skinned" ground), e-nashiji (pictorial "pear-skinned" ground), and harigaki (linear incising) techniques; [modern] silver fittings
Dimensions
H. 5.7 x W. 21.8 x D. 6.1 cm (2 1/4 x 8 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Elaine Ehrenkranz Collection of Japanese Lacquer Boxes; Gift of Elaine Ehrenkranz
Accession Year
1996
Object Number
1996.242.12.A-B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 102

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions by the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, Spring 2000), p. 19

Exhibition History

Symbol and Substance: The Elaine Ehrenkranz Collection of Japanese Lacquer Boxes, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/29/1998 - 01/03/1999; Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, 12/10/2000 - 02/18/2001

A Decade of Collecting: Asian Acquisitions 1990-1999, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2000 - 11/05/2000

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Google Art Project

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted