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Five-case inro with design of a landscape with a river, bridge and buildings

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 4.6 x 2.5 cm (3 3/8 x 1 13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

11.5840a

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground left visible only for the river; decoration in gold hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with hirame and kirikane; containers and risers gold nashiji, shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro