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Miniature box for writing utensils with designs from the Tales of Ise

Provenance

Lent by H.L. Higginson, Dec. 31, 1910

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Accession Number

21.2358a-f

Medium or Technique

Wood, decorated in gold and silver lacquer with shell and gold foil; silvered-metal water dropper; inkstone with lacquered rim

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works