Four-case inro with design of warriors and boats by the sea
Late 17th century
Overall: 6.2 x 5.3 x 2 cm (2 7/16 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black lacquer ground mostly covered in medium-grade gold kinpun; decoration in gold and silver hiramaki-e with gold foil, the gold kirikane with red under-lacquering, the top, bottom and himotoshi with karakusa designs in gold, silver and aokin hiramaki-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame
Not On View
Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection