Four-case inro with design of Chokaro releasing a horse from his gourd

Japanese
Edo period
mid-late 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 12.9 x 4.1 x 1.8 cm (5 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.229

Medium or Technique

Polished brown/black lacquer ground; decoration in gold, aokin and silver hiramaki-e and low takamaki-e, the horse in gilt metal; compartments and risers black lacquer; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Unsigned

無銘

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson