Lacquerware
Numerous works of lacquer art used in daily life have been collected by the museum in line with its principal theme of "Beauty in Daily Life. " Box with fusenryo design in mother-of-pearl inlay and maki-e", a National Treasure, and three works designated Important Cultural Properties head this diverse collection covering the major periods of Japanese lacquer history from the Heian period through the Edo period. This replete content is seconded only by the high quality of these works, making lacquer arts the best known "face" of the Suntory Museum of Art.
The museum's lacquer collection is characterized by its true breadth of genre and style, with a focus on the furnishings, eating utensils and desk accessories which were created amidst Japanese daily life. This focus area is supplemented by a number of Namban lacquer works and works created in the southern islands of Okinawa.

"Octagonal mirror case" "Box with design of Mt. Horai in maki-e" National Treasure
"Box with fusenryo design in mother-of-pearl inlay and maki-e"
Important Art Object
"Incense container with design of Mt. Horai in mather-of pearl inlay and maki-e"
Important Art Object
"Incense container with design of rabbits in mother-of pearl inlay and maki-e"
Octagonal mirror case Box with design of Mt. Horai in maki-e Box with fusenryo design in mother-of-pearl inlay and maki-e Incense container with design of Mt. Horai in mather-of pearl inlay and maki-e Incense container with design of rabbits in mother-of pearl inlay and maki-e

Important Art Object
"Incense container with design of pawlonia and yatsude in maki-e"
"Octagonal incense box with design of bamboo in maki-e" "Melon-shaped incense burner with design of autumn grasses in maki-e" "Mirror case with plover design in maki-e" "Portable chest with camellia design"
Incense container with design of pawlonia and yatsude in maki-e Octagonal incense box with design of bamboo in maki-e Melon-shaped incense burner with design of autumn grasses in maki-e Mirror case with plover design in maki-e Portable chest with camellia design

Important Cultural Property
"Low desk with design of chrysanthemums in maki-e"
Important Cultural Property
"Writing box with the scenery of Mt. Ogura in maki-e"
"Red-lacquered wine bottle" "Red-lacquered bowl with legs" "Drum-shaped wine container with chinkin ( sunken gold ) decoration"
Low desk with design of chrysanthemums in maki-e Writing box with the scenery of Mt. Ogura in maki-e Red-lacquered wine bottle Red-lacquered bowl with legs Drum-shaped wine container with chinkin ( sunken gold ) decoration

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