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Title

Letterbox

Artist

Description

Black lacquer box with red and gold patterning abalone inlay with pattern that resembles a coral.

Box edges are curved on the lid on the longest sides (likely for ease of use). Inside of box is solid black. There is a solid black tray like piece- appears to go inside the box to hide or weigh down papers.

Presented to Mike Mansfield by the governor of Fukui prefecture when he visited Washington D.C. in 1990

Original Medium

Lacquer and wood

Size

28 cm x 21 cm x 8 cm

Origin

Japan

Date Information

Undated

Artifact Number

M2005-009

Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collections, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-- Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Micaela Connolly, University of Montana

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