Writing Box with Design of Six Poets under a Cherry Tree and a Pine, Gold and silver maki-e, colored lacquer, and mother-of-pearl inlay on black lacquer, Japan

Writing Box with Design of Six Poets under a Cherry Tree and a Pine

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e, colored lacquer, and mother-of-pearl inlay on black lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm); L. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.693
Not on view
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Spring and Summer," December 17, 2005–June 4, 2006.