Letter Box (Fumibako) with Design of Cherry Blossom and Maple Leaf

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Polished lacquer with sprinkled gold and gold lacquer, mounted with silver rings
Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 10 3/8 x 4 1/4 in. (6.4 x 26.4 x 10.8 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.833a, b

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