Lidded box for three paintings “The Tale of Shuten Doji” see F1998.26.1-3

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1700
Wood box with inscription, bottom "a", lid "b"
H x W x D (overall): 14.3 x 37.2 x 43.9 cm (5 5/8 x 14 5/8 x 17 5/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Quitman Eugene Phillips. The Price Shuten Doji Screens: A Study of Visual Narrative. vol. 26 Washington and Ann Arbor. pp. 1-21.
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. p. 310.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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