Five-case inro with design of mountain landscape, chery-trees and ducks

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 9.1 x 5.5 x 2.6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

18.227a

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground covered in fine gold hirame at medium density; decoration in gold, aokin and silver hiramaki-e and low takamaki-e with 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