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Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Books

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold, silver togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application
Dimensions: H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); D. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.875a–g

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