The Van Diemen Box, lid / Japanese
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Japanese (Kyoto), Edo period, 1636–1639
Wood covered in black lacquer with gold, silver, and red hiramakie and takamakie lacquer and gold and silver foil
Height: 6 5/16 in., width:19 in., depth: 14 7/16 in. (H: 16 cm, W: 48.3 cm, D: 36.7 cm)
Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Given by the Children of Sir Trevor Lawrence, Baronet