Writing Box with Flying Geese in the Autumn Night

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold maki-e on black lacquer
Dimensions: H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm); L. 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number: 38.25.102a–e

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