Writing Box, known as Hana-no-Shirakawa
- Japan Muromachi period, 15th century
- Makie lacquer on wood
- h: 4.9cm d: 22.5cm w: 20.1cm
This is a famous example of Muromachi period lacquer ware. Nezu Kaichirō paid a high price for this work at auction and thus attracted attention as a collector. The box is decorated with an image of an aristocratic man.