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Four-case inro with design of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

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Signed

Koami Nagachika, with kao 幸阿弥長周(花押)

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.1 x 4.6 x 2.7 cm (3 9/16 x 1 13/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.230a

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer with some sparse gold hirame; decoration in gold, aokin and silver hiramaki-e with abise-make; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro