The Mazarin Chest / Japanese
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Japanese (Kyoto), Edo period, about 1640
Wood covered in black lacquer with gold and silver hiramakie and takamakie lacquer; inlaid with gold, silver, and shibuichi alloy; mother-of-pearl; and gilded copper fittings
Height: 23 1/4 in., width: 39 15/16 in., depth: 25 3/16 in. (H: 59 cm, W: 101.5 cm, D: 63.9 cm)
Victoria and Albert Museum, London