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Writing Box (Suzuri-bako) with Woodcutter

In the style of Hon'ami Kōetsu
(Japanese, 1558–1637)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th or early 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold maki-e on black lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay
Dimensions: H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); L. 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.689

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