Writing Box with Design of Flowering Bush Clover and Sun

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: first half of the 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold, silver togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application
Dimensions: H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); W. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); D. 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.863a–e

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