An image of 'Yatate' (moveable writing set)

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'Yatate' (moveable writing set)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Year
late 18th century
Media
Metalwork, Woodwork
Medium
bamboo, cotton, leather, porcelain and silver
Dimensions
16.0 x 2.0cm part a; 2.5 x 6.0 x 6.0cm part b; 1.7 x 3.7 x 3.3cm part c :
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