Los Angeles County Museum of Art

May 4, 2015

A 17th-century feudal lord, known as a daimyo, kept this chest for storing precious objects. The surface features scenes of Japan’s Lake Biwa, located just northeast of the former capitol of Kyoto in present-day Shiga Prefecture. The scenes had been made famous centuries earlier, when poets began to describe locations around the lake. Artists...   Read On »

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