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Scribe Set Box

This is a box. It is dated 1860–80 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is wood, lacquer, gold, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Arthur Wiesenberger and Mrs. Arthur Wiesenberger. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wiesenberger.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5 x 24 x 25.5 cm (1 15/16 x 9 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Scribe Set Box; Japan; wood, lacquer, gold, metal; H x W x D: 5 x 24 x 25.5 cm (1 15/16 x 9 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wiesenberger; 1967-66-34-a/e

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