Object Timeline

1985

  • Work on this object began.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Kanshitsu Box And Lid (Japan)

This is a Kanshitsu box and lid. It was created by Yoshiro Inazuka and made for (as the client) Lisa Taylor. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is gilt wood, lacquer, eggshell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Takami Sugiura.

  • NOT TITLED 8 Brooch
  • eggshell inlay, metal.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-36

Its dimensions are

Overall: 5.2 x 29.6 x 17 cm (2 1/16 x 11 5/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: On underside of (A): artist's signature in Japanese characters, in gold.

It is inscribed

On underside of (A) painted in gold: "L.T T.S." for Lisa Taylor and Takami Sugiura.

Cite this object as

Kanshitsu Box And Lid (Japan); Yoshiro Inazuka ; gilt wood, lacquer, eggshell; Overall: 5.2 x 29.6 x 17 cm (2 1/16 x 11 5/8 x 6 11/16 in.); 1986-66-1-a,b

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