Black lacquer box with red and gold patterning abalone inlay with pattern that resembles a coral.
Box edges are curved on the lid on the longest sides (likely for ease of use). Inside of box is solid black. There is a solid black tray like piece- appears to go inside the box to hide or weigh down papers.
Presented to Mike Mansfield by the governor of Fukui prefecture when he visited Washington D.C. in 1990
Lacquer and wood
28 cm x 21 cm x 8 cm
Mike Mansfield Collections, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana-- Missoula. Mansfield Library
Image credit: Micaela Connolly, University of Montana
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