Writing Box with Design of the Tatsuta River, Gold and silver maki-e on gold lacquer, Japan

Writing Box with Design of the Tatsuta River

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e on gold lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); L. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.683
Not on view
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
Auburn. Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center. "The Arts of Japan," September 6, 1986–November 2, 1986.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Flowing Streams: Scenes from Japanese Arts and Life," December 21, 2006–June 3, 2007.