Black lacquer wooden box. Jewelry box with inset flower motif. Fukushima Prefecture. Flower is a metallic orange in color with a mother of pearl center. Inside of the box is a dark purple velvet color. Opening the box, there is a raised tray with 3 compartments. Base of the box is also divided into three compartments. The key to the box is in the upper tray on a pink ribbon. The keyhole is a engraved silver.
Lacquer and wood
21 cm x 12 cm x 15.5 cm
Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
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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