Writing Box with Design of Bird in Flight and a Stream

Artist: Tatsuke Takanori (1757–1833)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and silver maki-e with colored lacquer on black lacquer
Dimensions: H. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); D. 9 1/2 in. (24.2 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.885a–e

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