Art

Kôdaiji Scroll Box (Fubako) with Lozenge and Crest Design

To save your search or Lightbox, log in or create an account

Kôdaiji Scroll Box (Fubako) with Lozenge and Crest Design, Momoyama period, late 16th century
Transliterated Title: Kôdaiji Fubako
Box
Japanese
,
16th century
Momoyama period, 1568-1615
Creation Place: Japan
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
H. 5.7 x W. 21.8 x D. 6.1 cm (2 1/4 x 8 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Elaine Ehrenkranz Collection of Japanese Lacquer Boxes; Gift of Elaine Ehrenkranz
, 1996.242.12.A-B
This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. Please contact the curatorial department listed above for more information.
Bibliography
A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions by the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, Spring 2000), p. 19

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

Exhibition History
Symbol and Substance: The Elaine Ehrenkranz Collection of Japanese Lacquer Boxes, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, 12/10/2000 - 02/18/2001; Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/29/1998 - 01/03/1999
A Decade of Collecting: Asian Acquisitions 1990-1999, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2000 - 11/05/2000