Black inkstone case made using the "monshanuri" type of lacquering, a rare specialty of Aomeri. Box is black with brown flora detailing. Hand made by Fujiyuki Narita, one of the few remaining masters of this technique
Lacquer and wood
30 cm x 22 cm x 5 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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