Four-case inro with characters and crest designs

Japanese
Edo period
Late 17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 5.1 x 2 cm (2 3/4 x 2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.880

Medium or Technique

Brown lacquer ground mostly covered in gold hirame of medium grade and density; decoration in gold and silver hiramaki-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Unsigned

無銘

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection