The Burke Collection
Box with herdboy on an ox
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Catalogue information

Muromachi period, 16th century

Black lacquer with gold maki-e

4 x 12.2 x 17.2 cm (1 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Wada 2002, p. 25, fig. 5.
Wada, Stephanie
The Oxherder: A Zen Parable Illustrated. Translations by Gen P. Sakamoto. New York: George Braziller.

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