Writing Box

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Black lacquer with sprinkled gold and silver (maki-e) on wood
Dimensions: H. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm); W. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm); L. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number: 38.25.109a–f

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