Writing Box with Design of Ox-Herding Boy Playing Flute

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and silver maki-e with colored lacquer on red lacquer
Dimensions: H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); W. 7 1/ 2 in. (19.1 cm); L. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number: 38.25.106a–d

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