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Writing Box with Design of Plum Blossoms and Moon

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Reddish-brown lacquer with gold hiramaki-e, lead, and mother-of-pearl inlay
Dimensions: H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); L. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.630

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