Card-case with design of Benten and a dragon

Japanese
Edo period
About 1885


Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 7.2 x 1.2 cm (4 x 2 13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5824

Medium or Technique

Gold kinji lacquer ground; decoration in gold, silver, black and red takamaki-e with encrustation of stained ivory; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection