Writing Box with Dragon Design and Inlaid Mother-of-Pearl (J. suzuri-bako)Artist(s)JapaneseArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date18th centuryMedium & Supportlacquer with gold and mother-of -pearl inlay on woodDimensions
1 9/16 in. x 8 7/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. ( 3.97 cm x 22.54 cm x 24.77 cm )Credit LineTransfer from the College of Architecture and DesignLabel copy
This writing box was made to carry utensils including an ink stone, ink stick, small water-bottle, small knife, and writing brushes. The utmost care was lavished on the manufacture of such boxes, the decoration both insides and out was of the finest quality.Primary Object Classification Decorative Arts Primary Object TypeboxCollection AreaAsianRights
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