Writing box with watermelon

Yamanaga Mansui

A lacquer writing box decorated in rich gold with a watermelon, the reverse depicting a cricket.

Mansui was one of the seven artists appointed for making the gold lacquer cabinet as the wedding gift for the crown prince (later Emperor Showa) in 1924.

Taisho era, circa 1915 - 1920
4.3 x 22.9 x 25.9 cm

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