Deer Writing Box
Item number: T-1354
Size: H 5.1" x W 1.1" x L 5.5" (12.9 x 2.9 x 14 cm)
Era: Meiji era (1868-1912)
Early 20th Century
Exquisite suzuribako writing box with décor on the outside in togidashi lacquer of a deer pair walking across a stream under autumn maple leaves, and on the inside in takamakie and kirigane of pine seedlings and rocks by a stylized stream. Comes with the original suzuri ink stone and silver suiteki water dropper in a boat shape befitting the stream motif.