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Writing Box with Design of the Sumiyoshi Shrine

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and silver maki-e on black lacquer
Dimensions: Case ab: H. 10 in. (25.4 cm); W. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); D. 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm) Box ef: H. 11 13/16 in. (30 cm); W. 10 13/16 in. (27.5 cm); D. 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harleigh G. Wathen, 1968
Accession Number: 68.4.5a–f

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