Writing Box with Design of Elderly Couple under Pine from the Noh Play Takasago

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold maki-e with colored lacquer on black lacquer
Dimensions: H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm); D. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.876a–e

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