The Burke Collection
Storage box for monk’s robe (kesabako, 袈裟箱)
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Catalogue information

Edo–Meiji period, 19th century

Black lacquer with gold maki-e and lead inlay

15 x 33.1 x 39.5 cm (5 7/8 x 13 x 15 1/2 in.)

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


Avitabile 1990, no. 127
Avitabile, Gunhild
[Editor]. Die Kunst des alten Japan: Meisterwerke aus der Mary and Jackson Burke Collection, New York. Exh. cat. Frankfurt: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.

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Murase 1993, no. 71.
Murase, Miyeko
Jewel Rivers: Japanese Art from the Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Art.

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