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Writing box (Suzuri-bako) with Pines, Hawk, and Sparrows

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century; lid probably relacquered in the 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lid: black lacquer ground with gold and silver togidashi maki-e and metal inlay Interior: nashiji ground with gold and silver hiramaki-e
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); W. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); D. 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number:
38.25.94a–d
57982:1

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