The Burke Collection
Stacked food boxes (jūbako, 重箱) with “Whose Sleeves?” (Tagasode, 誰袖)
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Catalogue information

Edo period, 18th century

Black lacquer with gold maki-e and mother-of-pearl and lead inlay on pearskin ground (nashiji, 梨地)

27.3 x 22.7 x 21 cm (10 3/4 x 9 x 8 1/4 in.)

Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Murase 2000, no. 126.
Murase, Miyeko
Bridge of Dreams: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection of Japanese Art. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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