The Burke Collection
Writing box (suzuribako, 硯箱) with bridge and waves
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Catalogue information

Edo period, 18th century

Black lacquer with gold maki-e and mother-of-pearl and metal inlay

4.3 x 21 x 22.5 cm (1 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Burke 1993, no. 50.
Burke, Mary Griggs
Japanese Art: Personal Selections from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Delray Beach, Fla.: The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.

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