Writing box with horses
Gold lacquer in nashi-ji with golden, copper and lead inserts
22 x 24 x 5 cm
Golden lacquered writing box decorated with a Japanese landscape representing three horses under a maple tree, at the foot of a mountain.
The interior is decorated with storks, some in flight and one resting while the whole scene is dominated by a huge full moon. One of the storks is entirely made of gilded bronze and embossed. The weather dropper, which is also in gilded bronze, has the elegant form of a tied love letter.
Suzuribako for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: lacc-996