Writing Box, known as Sagayama
- Japan Muromachi period, 15th-16th centuries
- Makie lacquer on wood
- h: 5.3cm d: 27.3cm w: 24.0cm
A suzuribako writing box was a box made to hold such desk tools as brushes, ink sticks and the inkstone needed to grind ink sticks with water into a useable liquid form. This work boasts a superb composition with its bold arrangement of a large taiko drum in makie.