Writing Box (suzuri-bako) with Mice and Fan

Artist: School of Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuō) (Japanese, 1663–1747)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquered wood with gold, silver hiramaki-e, ceramic, mother-of-pearl, and pewter inlays on wood ground
Dimensions: H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm); L. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.703

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