Writing Box with Illustrated Books

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and silver maki-e on gold-sprinkled lacquer
Dimensions: H. 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); D. 9 13/16 in. (24.9 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.842a–f

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