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Five-case inro with mountain landscape design

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Signed

Kajikawa saku, with seal Ei. Signature translation: Made by Kajikawa 梶川作 印 英

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm (3/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2332a

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground with extensive fine gold kinpun, the top gold-lacquered; decoration in gold, aokin and silver hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with gold kirikane; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro