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Four-case inro with design of carp leaping up a waterfall

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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 to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 5 cm

Accession Number

11.5888a

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground; decoration in gold, silver, black and red hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with dense kinpun and gold kirikane; containers and risers gold nashiji, shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro