Four-case inro with design of warriors and boats by the sea

Japanese
Edo period
Late 17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 5.3 x 2 cm (2 7/16 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.871a

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Unsigned

無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection