Four-case inro with design of ho-o birds and paulownia

Japanese
Edo period
Early 19th century
Yamada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 6.5 x 2.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2347

Medium or Technique

Medium-grade gold nashiji ground; decoration in gold and silver low hiramaki-e with extensive areas of gold foil; interior gold fundame lacquer

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Jokasai
常嘉斎

Provenance

Lent by H. L. Higginson, December 31, 1910.

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson