The Burke Collection
Accessories box (tebako, 手箱) with scenes from Genji monogatari (源氏物語)
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Catalogue information

Edo period, 17th–18th century

Box with drawer and accessories; Black lacquer with gold maki-e, silver flakes, sheet metal, and pictorial pearskin ground (e-nashiji, 絵梨地)

19.1 x 19.9 x 25.2 cm (7 1/2 x 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.)

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


Murase 1993, no. 69.
Murase, Miyeko
Jewel Rivers: Japanese Art from the Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Art.

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