Table with hinged legs

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 17th century
Lacquer on wood, with decoration in gold maki-e, mother of pearl inlay and metal hinges and fittings
H x W x D: 32.6 x 39.9 x 70.3 cm (12 13/16 x 15 11/16 x 27 11/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of John S. Thacher
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Furniture and Furnishing


Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Mayuyama: Seventy Years [Ryusen shuho: sogyo shichijusshunen kinen]. 2 vols., Tokyo. vol. 2: pl. 583.
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 9, p. 22.
  • Oliver Impey, Christiaan J.A. Jörg. Japanese Export Lacquer, 1580-1850. Amsterdam. p. 196, fig. 470.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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