Red lacquer or urushi letterbox decorated with gold maki-e blossoms. Echizen ware. Blossoms resemble cherry blossoms. Inside of the box is black. Inside of the lid has Japanese characters in silver.
Lacquer and wood
28.5 cm x 21 cm x 4 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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