Four-case inro with design of tea-ceremony utensils and wisteria

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm (3 1/8 x 1 11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2305

Medium or Technique

Polished black lacquer ground; decoration in colored takamaki-e and onlay of ivory and other materials; risers with star-diaper pattern in chinkinbori technique, interiors black lacquer; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Unsigned

無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson