Writing Box with Design of Rustic Shelter and Clouds with Moon (cover), the Poet Saigyō Resting (inside), Gold and silver maki-e on black lacquer, Japan

Writing Box with Design of Rustic Shelter and Clouds with Moon (cover), the Poet Saigyō Resting (inside)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e on black lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); W. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm); L. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number:
38.25.99a–d
Not on view
Elizabeth Masten Crocker , New York (until d. 1937; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Written Image: Japanese Calligraphy and Paintings from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection," October 1, 2002–March 2, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Great Waves: Chinese Themes in the Arts of Korea and Japan II," March 22, 2003–September 21, 2003.