Five-case inro with design of hagi and hills

Japanese
Edo period
Early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 4.9 x 3.1 cm (3 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18.222a

Medium or Technique

Brown/black lacquer ground, the upper part of the design and the sides covered in coarse and sparse gold hirame, the ground otherwise obscured by the decoration in gold, aokin and silver hiramaki-e and low takamaki-e with gold kirikane; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson