Document Box with Illustrated Books

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e on nashiji ground
Dimensions: H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); W. 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm); D. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.837a, b

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