Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Design of Fans, Gold and silver maki-e on gold-sprinkled lacquer, Japan

Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Design of Fans

Date:
17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e on gold-sprinkled lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); D. 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.841a–e
Not on view
Benjamin Altman , New York (until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," November 5, 1991–December 15, 1992.