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Writing Box with Flower and Bamboo Design

  • By Tsuchiya Yasuchika and Ogawa Haritsu
  • Japan Edo period, 18th century
  • Makie lacquer on wood with metal
  • h: 9.9cm d: 26.0cm w: 12.0cm
  • [50059]

The outer surface of the lid of this inkstone box was made by the famous carved metal craftsman, Tsuchiya Yasuchika. The inner surface of the lid was the work of the famous makie craftsman Ogawa Haritsu. This is a rare and valuable example of two mid Edo period master craftsmen collaborating on a work.

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