Box with the Poet Narihira

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: early 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Black lacquer over copper, inlaid with mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); W. 3 3/4 in. ( 9.5 cm); L. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.881

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