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An image of 'Yatate' (moveable writing set) by

Japan

Title
'Yatate' (moveable writing set)
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
late 18th century
Media categories
Metalwork, Woodwork
Materials used
bamboo, cotton, leather, porcelain and silver
Dimensions

a - bamboo brush case; 16 x 2 cm

b - cotton batik pouch with leather lining; 2.5 x 6 x 6 cm

c - silver inkwell in the shape of a sparrow; 1.7 x 3.7 x 3.3 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of G F Williams 1994
Accession number
277.1997.a-c
Location
Not on display