H. 2.8cms, Dia.8.5cms.
1835 Inventory: “Japan Closet, Japan in the Glass case opposite the door(s), sic, A Leaf Shaped Box GJ”.
1867 Inventory: “Cabinets, No 88 Japan Closet, A gold japan leaf shaped box”.
(Now described as peach-shaped, it is quite possible that this box was considered leaf-shaped in the 19th Century).
Exhibited: ‘Export Lacquer: Reflection of the West in Black & Gold Makie.’ 2008, Kyoto Museum & Suntory Museum, Tokyo, Cat. No.218.