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Four-case inro with characters and crest designs

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 5.1 x 2 cm (2 3/4 x 2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.880

Medium or Technique

Brown lacquer ground mostly covered in gold hirame of medium grade and density; decoration in gold and silver hiramaki-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro